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avocational

 [av″o-ka´shun-al]
pertaining to leisure time activities.
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Cox (mathematics, Amherst College, Massachusetts) admits that he is an algebraic geometer by training, and number theory is more of an avocation, so his treatment of the phenomenon may be somewhat unorthodox.
More than just an avocation of the idea, this book provides the concrete, real-world tools needed to create replicable models to tackle distribution, transportation, energy costs and more.
An arborist by profession and aviator by avocation, Logan takes readers from the soil, through plant roots, into the near surface air and then on up above the clouds.
This represents a marvelous opportunity for any wine enthusiast who wishes to create a rewarding and profitable career from an avocation.
We love to shop and we still have lots and lots of places to practice that avocation.
This drove me to make sure that I had a healthy mix of work and avocation and to make sure that I was more well rounded.
Irish scholar of horticulture O'Neill (1915-2008), and McLean (botany, Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia) present a biography of Collinson (1694-1768), a London draper by trade but passionate gardener and naturalist by avocation.
Grossman said that his brush with cancer also motivated him to take up another avocation.
Besides volunteering their professional skills, chapter members share their avocation skills--one of our members teaches quilting in the evenings at Gilda's Club.
26 San Diego Union Tribune covered Cathy Means' avocation as a drag racer .
Now that she has a daughter of her own, she yearns to understand her relationship with her secretive mother, who rarely speaks of her life in India or her avocation of interpreting other people's dreams.
You should, however, be better able to form an opinion on Treadwell's chosen avocation as environmentalist and protector of bears, a move that created controversy before and after his death.