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Cos,

Greece: see KósKós
, Lat. Cos, island (1991 pop. 26,379), 111 sq mi (287 sq km), SE Greece, in the Aegean Sea; 2d largest of the Dodecanese, near the Bodrum peninsula of Turkey. Although it rises to c.2,870 ft (875 m) in the southeast, the island is mostly low-lying.
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Cos

 

a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, part of the Southern Sporades, near Asia Minor. Length, approximately 40 km; width, up to 10 km; area, 267 sq km. Hilly plains and plateaus predominate; in the east there are low mountains, reaching an elevation of 846 m. The vegetation is primarily of a Mediterranean shrub type. There is subtropical agriculture. The island’s principal city is also named Cos.

cos

(mathematics)

cos

, cos lettuce
a variety of lettuce with a long slender head and crisp leaves

COS

(1)
Cray Operating System.

COS

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COS

(1) See class of service.

(2) See Corporation for Open Systems.

(3) (Console Operating System) See VMware.

(4) (Cray Operating System) An operating system used in Cray computers. See Cray.