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pursuits, plural;
  1. The action of following or pursuing someone or something
    • - the cat crouched in the grass in pursuit of a bird
    • - those whose business is the pursuit of knowledge
  2. A bicycle race in which competitors start from different parts of a track and attempt to overtake one another

  3. The action of the eye in following a moving object

  4. An activity of a specified kind, esp. a recreational or athletic one
    • - a whole range of leisure pursuits

  1. the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"
  2. a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria; "the pursuit of love"; "life is more than the pursuance of fame"; "a quest for wealth"
  3. avocation: an auxiliary activity
  4. pastime: a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly); "sailing is her favorite pastime"; "his main pastime is gambling"; "he counts reading among his interests"; "they criticized the boy for his limited pursuits"
  5. Pursuit is a single-player arcade game by Kee Games, originally released in 1975. The player plays a World War I flying ace who tries to shoot down enemy planes. Gameplay relies on a first person perspective representation. Pursuit also marks the first time Atari Inc. ...
  6. The Japanese animation television series Death Note, is based on the manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. ...
  7. Pursuit was an event played in several incarnations of the television series Gladiators. In this event, the contenders race against each other over an obstacle course whilst being pursued by Gladiators.
  8. Pursuit (2003) is a science fiction novel by authors Andy Mangels and Michael A. Martin which conclude the events of the television series Roswell. The series had ended in somewhat of a cliffhanger, with the main characters on the run from an evil subunit of the FBI. ...
  9. Pursuit is the title of a 30 minute American television anthology drama series which aired on the CBS from 1955—1956.
  10. "The Pursuit", the first single off Evans Blue's second album, The Pursuit Begins When This Portrayal of Life Ends, hit airwaves May 21, 2007 and was accompanied by a music video, directed by Jesse Ewles. The song peaked at #32 on U.S. Modern Rock and #17 on U.S. Mainstream Rock.
  11. The Pursuit is the fifth studio album by Jamie Cullum. It was released on 9 November 2009 in the United Kingdom, and released in the United States and Canada on 2 March 2010. It was produced by Greg Wells and Martin Terefe, and mixed by Gregg Wells, Thomas Juth and Ryan Hewitt. ...
  12. The act of pursuing; A hobby or recreational activity, done regularly; A discipline in track cycling where two opposing teams start on opposite sides of the track and try to catch their opponents
  13. (Pursuits) the eye’s ability to smoothly follow a moving target.
  14. A track cycling event where riders start on opposite sides of the track and race over a set distance (4K for men, 3K for women). The racer who finishes the distance the quickest wins. It's an exciting event to watch as you can see who is ahead and a rider might even catch his opponent.
  15. A type of track racing for two cyclists or two teams, who start 180 degrees apart on the track. The race ends when one rider or team passes the other, or, after a fixed number of laps, with the victory going to the rider or team who has gained on the other.
  16. is a TV movie written and directed by Crichton that is based on his novel, Binary.
  17. What was known as the pursuit was designed merely to avoid giddiness and fatigue, and was usually followed by a reversal of the former movement. The pursuit was danced forward or backward in a straight line, the lady being guided by her partner. ...
  18. following movements of the eyes react normally. When the light is returned to the affected eye, both pupils will dilate.
  19. (JP 1-02, NATO) - An offensive operation designed to catch or cut off a hostile force attempting to escape, with the aim of destroying it. (See also offensive operations.)
  20. involves a chase, recognizing there will likely be obstacles to overcome to achieve the goal
  21. Coincidentally, U. S. Drug Enforcement Special Agent Daryl McClary, assisting the Royal Canadian Mounted Police on a surveillance, was in back of the Lynden border station.  Hearing a commotion inside the building, he looked through the window in time to see Baker shoot Inspector Ward. ...
  22. The pursuit events have a mass start and the athletes use both techniques (classic and freestyle) within the same race. During a pit stop at the stadium, after half of the race distance has been completed, the athletes change equipment from the classical to the free technique.
  23. Pursuit races are 9 miles (12.5 km) long 6.2 miles (10 km) for women and have 4 shooting stages. For every missed shot a skier must make 1 loop on the penalty loop.
  24. The dog searching for a bird.