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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

(2)

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.
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1 head of cos lettuce, washed and finely shredded ?
Ingredients: 2 x 100g sustainable cod or haddock (cut in finger size); 2tbsp flour on plate to dust fish; one cup garden peas; 2 tsp butter; 10ml cream; 2 Maris Piper potatoes, peeled; 2 leaves cos lettuce.
One Cos lettuce or the equivalent amount of Baby Gem lettuce
Romaine or Cos lettuce is the only upright lettuce type and, like the head lettuces, requires 70-80 days to mature.
1 Cos lettuce or other of your choice, cleaned and sliced
No10 cos lettuce Margot, Jerry and how Sarah & Gordon could look as Barbara and Tom
A good Caesar salad should be made with Cos lettuce, cut chunky, Caesar dressing, pan-fried large croutons and freshly shaved parmesan.
Serves 4 1 cos lettuce chopped 6 peppers in mixed colours 3 red onions 4-6 whole garlic cloves 40g hazelnuts, lightly toasted 150g feta cheese (light for fewer calories) crumbled.
5cm piece of ginger, finely chopped 40g butter 3 tsp curry powder 40g flour 300ml reduced chicken stock (see above) 90ml double cream 2 tbsp currants or chopped dried apricots To serve 100g mango chutney, 300ml mayonnaise, Juice of ' lemon, 100g Greek yoghurt 1 washed cos lettuce, 70g flaked almonds, toasted.
Serve with Greek saladmade up of cucumber, tomatoes, cos lettuce, oregano, black olives and dress it with olive oil.