cos cos  /ˈkɔs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle
  2. (n) lettuce with long dark-green leaves in a loosely packed elongated head

Usage(s):

  1. By its sheer existence, the obnoxious cos was threatening that cozy arrangement.
  2. Warren is famous for not being comfy with tech doesn't invest in tech cos.
  3. In a much cruder form, I've been asking about non-doctors pharmacists in HC biz especially insurance cos.

News

  1. Williams Cos. leads S&P 500 losers after explosion

    SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Shares of Williams Cos. Inc. lost the most among stocks on the S&P 500 Index on Thursday. Earlier, its olefins plant in Geismar, Louisiana exploded, killing one person and injuring nearly 50 others, according to media reports. The plant produced about 1.3 billion pounds of ethylene and 90 million pounds of propylene a year, analysts with Gimme Credit said in a ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Market Watch

  2. Agree To Buy Estee Lauder Cos. At $52.50, Earn 7%

    Investors eyeing a purchase of Estee Lauder Cos., Inc. (NYSE: EL) stock, but cautious about paying the going market price of $67.94/share, might benefit from considering selling puts among the alternative strategies at their disposal. One interesting put contract in particular, is the January 2015 put at the $52.50 strike, which has a bid at the time of this writing of $3.70. Collecting that bid ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Travelers Cos. to buy Canada's Dominion for about $1.1B

    Property and casualty insurer The Travelers Cos. will spend about $1.1 billion in cash to buy the Dominion of Canada General Insurance Co. and strengthen its reach north of the U.S. border.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Tennessean

Quotes

  1. Lloyd told Shetty: "I didn't agree with some of the things you said to Jade, but I especially didn't agree with some of the things that Jade said to you. I'm sorry. 'Cos I'm young and quite naive, I've probably took the route where I'll stick with...
    on Jan 19, 2007 By: Danielle Lloyd Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. Price said: "We didn't do a magazine deal and we didn't let the cameras in 'cos we just wanted it private. It's not a Pete and Kate relationship. It's more private this time."
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Katie Price Source: The Press Association

  3. Now Lennon says he was misunderstood: "It's just an expression meaning the Beatles seem to me to have more influence over youth than Christ. Now I wasn't saying that was a good idea, 'cos I'm one of Christ's biggest fans."
    on Jul 12, 2008 By: John Lennon Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

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