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Cocoa,

city (1990 pop. 17,722), Brevard co., E Fla., on the Indian River (a lagoon), a segment of the Intracoastal Waterway; inc. 1895. It is a tourist and arts center in a region where citrus fruits are grown. An 8-mi (12.9 km) causeway leads from the city over Indian River to Merritt Island, Cocoa Beach, and Cape Canaveral. Patrick Air Force Base is nearby.

cocoa:

see cacaocacao
, tropical tree (Theobroma cacao) of the family Sterculiaceae (sterculia family), native to South America, where it was first domesticated and was highly prized by the Aztecs. It has been extensively cultivated in the Old World since the Spanish conquest.
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cocoa

, cacao
a. a light to moderate brown colour
b. (as adjective): cocoa paint

Cocoa

Apple's programming interface (API) for the Mac desktop and iOS mobile operating systems. Mac OS X applications and iOS applications are generally programmed in Apple's Xcode development environment using the Objective-C programming language. Cocoa provides the framework for the Mac, and Cocoa Touch is the version for mobile devices. See Xcode, Mac OS X, iOS, Classic Environment, Carbon and application framework.
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He knew perfectly well that long ere the dawn of day his whole soul would be crying out for cake, squealing frantically for cocoa.
If you go now it's just possible that I may--but I forgot, you don't like cocoa.
Master Bean was discoursing easily on cocoa, the processes whereby it was manufactured, and the remarkable distances which natives of Mexico had covered with it as their only food.
Very likely, if the truth were known, there was somebody below who passed him up regular supplies of cake and cocoa.
The girl upstairs had broken his heart, ruined his life, and practically compared him to Roland Bean, and his pride should have built up an impassable wall between them, but--she had cake and cocoa.
He found among other items several tins of liquid cocoa containing explicit directions for opening that he followed with minute care.
I saw here abundance of cocoa trees, orange, and lemon, and citron trees; but all wild, and very few bearing any fruit, at least not then.
30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 29 a panel of judges at the 2015 Salon Du Chocolat in Paris recognized Honduran cocoa as the best cocoa in Central America and the Caribbean.
Creating over 300 new jobs, the USD 100m facility will have a 70,000 tonnes processing capacity and will produce Cargill's premium brand Gerkens[R] cocoa powders, as well as high quality cocoa liquor and butter.
Mondelyoz International's Cocoa Life program shares several similarities with Cargill's own Cocoa Promise program, as each initiative is focused on developing a cocoa supply chain that enables farmers to achieve better living standards, and on delivering a sustainable supply of cocoa and chocolate products.
z International s Cocoa Life program shares several similarities with Cargill s own Cocoa Promise program, as each initiative is focused on developing a cocoa supply chain that enables farmers to achieve better living standards, and on delivering a sustainable supply of cocoa and chocolate products.
Cocoa Family offers its ingredients to chocolate makers, food processors and distributors that are looking for great quality products with transparency.