cos

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cos

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Trigonometry, Mathematics, cosine.

Cos

[kos, kaws]
noun

cos.

1.
companies.
4.
counties.

C.O.S.

cash on shipment.
Also, c.o.s.
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cos or cos lettuce1 (kɒs)
 
n
Compare cabbage lettuce Usual US and Canadian name: romaine a variety of lettuce with a long slender head and crisp leaves
 
[C17: named after Kos, the Aegean island of its origin]
 
cos lettuce or cos lettuce1
 
n
 
[C17: named after Kos, the Aegean island of its origin]

cos2 (kɒz)
 
abbreviation for
cosine

Cos (kɒs)
 
n
a variant spelling of Kos

COS
 
abbreviation for
Chief of Staff

Kos or Cos1 (kɒs)
 
n
an island in the SE Aegean Sea, in the Greek Dodecanese Islands: separated from SW Turkey by the Kos Channel; settled in ancient times by Dorians and became famous for literature and medicine. Pop: 30 947 (2001). Area: 282 sq km (109 sq miles)
 
Cos or Cos1
 
n

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Science Dictionary
cos  
Abbreviation of cosine
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FOLDOC
Computing Dictionary

COS definition


1. Cray Operating System.
2. Corporation for Open Systems.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
cos
cosine
COS
Colorado Springs Airport
cos.
  1. companies

  2. consul

  3. counties

C.O.S.
cash on shipment
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cos

island off the southwestern coast of Turkey, the third largest of the Dodecanese Islands, Greece.

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