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excursion

 [ek-skur´zhun]
a range of movement regularly repeated in performance of a function, e.g., excursion of the jaws in mastication. adj., adj excur´sive.
lateral excursion sideward movement of the mandible between the position of closure and the position in which cusps of opposing teeth are in vertical proximity.

ex·cur·sion

(eks-kŭr'zhŭn),
Any movement from one point to another, usually with the implied idea of returning again to the original position.

excursion

/ex·cur·sion/ (eks-kur´zhun) a range of movement regularly repeated in performance of a function, e.g., excursion of the jaws in mastication.excur´sive

excursion

[ikskur′zhən]
Etymology: L, ex, out, currere, to run
a departure or deviation from a direct or normal course.

ex·cur·sion

(eks-kŭr'zhŭn)
Any movement from one point to another, usually with the implied idea of returning again to the original position.

excursion

a range of movement regularly repeated in performance of a function, e.g. excursion of the jaws in mastication.
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By the late nineteenth century, pilgrimages to battlefields and national shrines had emerged as one of the chief destinations for the nation's growing numbers of excursionists and vacationers.
To finish breakfast and reach the station in good time, the excursionists who intended to return on Wednesday had to be out of bed by 5 a.
In 1938 and 1944 the Premier of New South Wales addressed the excursionists, and in the 1940s and 1950s the Anglican Archbishop, the Most Reverend Dr H.
This suggestion recalls my youth, it quickens my memory, it stirs my heart as I turn back to similar scenes in my own past when I was the pale though powerful excursionist on those storied steeps.
WHEN A Melbourne printer published a Guide for Excursionists from Melbourne in 1868 he was able to claim that it was 'the first attempt at publishing, in this shape, some account of what may be seen in and about the colony'.
100Years Ago Each year sees a steady increase in the number of excursionists from Birmingham, and there are many who, when they decide upon a day trip, religiously observe the fact that a day includes 24 hours.
There were 3,103 stayover visitors and 5,202 excursionists
The solitude of the spot has been broken into by scores of excursionists from Salisbury, Devizes, and even from London.
This quintessentially urban couple were in the vanguard of excursionists to the Ferntree Gully, very possibly tempted by the work of another artist friend, Eugene von Guerard, whose widely-acclaimed painting Ferntree Gully in the Dandenong Ranges, was first exhibited in 1857.
100 YEARS AGO: The prospect of a few hours on the sea attracted an immense crowd of excursionists from Birmingham and intermediate stations yesterday to Sharpness where one of Messrs Campbell's steamers was due to sail to Ilfracombe.
The report indicates that such earnings resulted from the arrival of 991,874 tourists and excursionists from January to June 2008.