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Coblenz
geographical name — see Koblenz
cobnut
noun Date: 1580 the fruit of a European hazel (Corylus avellana grandis); also the plant bearing this fruit
COBOL
or Cobol noun Etymology: common business oriented language Date: 1960 a computer programming language designed for business applications
Cobol
noun see COBOL
cobra
noun Etymology: Portuguese cobra (de capello), literally, hooded snake, from Latin colubra snake Date: 1802 any of several venomous Asian and African elapid snakes (genera ...
Coburg
geographical name 1. city SE Australia in S Victoria, N suburb of Melbourne population 50,625 2. city central Germany in N Bavaria NW of Bayreuth population 44,693
cobweb
noun Etymology: Middle English coppeweb, from coppe spider (from Old English ātorcoppe) + web; akin to Middle Dutch coppe spider Date: 14th century 1. a. the network ...
cobwebbed
adjective see cobweb
cobwebby
adjective (cobwebbier; -est) Date: 1854 1. filled or covered with cobwebs 2. gossamer 3. musty, well-worn
coca
noun Etymology: Spanish, from Quechua kuka Date: 1577 1. any of several South American shrubs (genus Erythroxylon, family Erythroxylaceae); especially one (E. coca) that is ...
cocaine
noun Date: 1874 a bitter crystalline alkaloid C17H21NO4 obtained from coca leaves that is used especially in the form of its hydrochloride medically as a topical anesthetic ...
cocainization
noun see cocainize
cocainize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1887 to treat or anesthetize with cocaine • cocainization noun
cocarboxylase
noun Date: 1932 a coenzyme C12H19ClN4O7P2S•H2O that is a pyrophosphate of thiamine and is important in metabolic reactions (as decarboxylation in the Krebs cycle)
cocarcinogen
noun Date: 1938 an agent that aggravates the carcinogenic effects of another substance • cocarcinogenic adjective
cocarcinogenic
adjective see cocarcinogen
coccal
adjective see coccus
coccid
noun Etymology: New Latin Coccus, genus of scales, from Greek kokkos grain, kermes Date: circa 1889 scale insect
coccidioidomycosis
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Coccidioides, genus of fungi (from coccidium) + mycosis Date: 1937 a disease especially of humans and domestic animals caused by a fungus ...
coccidiosis
noun (plural coccidioses) Etymology: New Latin Date: 1892 infestation with or disease caused by coccidia
coccidium
noun (plural coccidia) Etymology: New Latin, diminutive of coccus Date: circa 1879 any of an order (Coccidia) of protozoans usually parasitic in the digestive epithelium of ...
coccoid
adjective Date: 1893 of, relating to, or resembling a coccus ; globular 1a(1) • coccoid noun
coccus
noun (plural cocci) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek kokkos Date: 1888 a spherical bacterium • coccal adjective
coccygeal
adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin coccygeus of the coccyx, from Greek kokkyk-, kokkyx Date: 1836 of or relating to the coccyx
coccyx
noun (plural coccyges; also coccyxes) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek kokkyx cuckoo, coccyx; from its resemblance to a cuckoo's beak Date: 1615 a small bone that articulates ...
Cochabamba
geographical name city W central Bolivia population 404,102
Cochin
I. noun Etymology: Cochin China, part of French Indochina Date: 1853 any of an Asian breed of large domestic chickens with thick plumage, small wings and tail, and densely ...
Cochin China
geographical name region S Vietnam bordering on South China Sea & Gulf of Thailand area 29,974 square miles (77,932 square kilometers)
cochineal
noun Etymology: Middle French & Spanish; Middle French cochenille, from Old Spanish cochinilla cochineal insect Date: 1582 1. a red dye consisting of the dried bodies of ...
cochineal insect
noun Date: 1801 a small red cactus-feeding scale insect (Dactylopius coccus) the females of which are the source of cochineal
Cochinos, Bahía de
geographical name — see pigs (Bay of)
Cochise
biographical name 1812?-1874 Chiricahua Apache Indian chief
cochlea
noun (plural cochleas or cochleae) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, snail, snail shell, from Greek kochlias, from kochlos snail; probably akin to Greek konchē mussel Date: ...
cochlear
adjective see cochlea
cochlear implant
noun Date: 1980 an electronic prosthetic device that enables individuals with sensorineural hearing loss to recognize some sounds and consists of an external microphone and ...
cock
I. noun Etymology: Middle English cok, from Old English cocc, of imitative origin Date: before 12th century 1. a. the adult male of the domestic chicken (Gallus gallus) ...
cock a snook
also cock snooks phrasal to thumb one's nose
cock of the walk
phrasal one that dominates a group or situation especially overbearingly
cock snooks
phrasal see cock a snook
cock-a-hoop
adjective Etymology: from the phrase to set cock a hoop to be festive Date: 1663 1. triumphantly boastful ; exulting 2. awry
cock-a-leekie
noun Etymology: alteration of cockie (diminutive of 1cock) + leekie, diminutive of leek Date: 1737 a soup made of chicken and leeks
cock-and-bull story
noun Date: 1778 an incredible story told as true
cock-up
noun Date: circa 1948 British mess 3b
cockade
noun Etymology: modification of French cocarde, from feminine of cocard vain, from coq cock, from Old French coc, of imitative origin Date: 1709 an ornament (as a rosette) ...
cockaded
adjective see cockade
Cockaigne
noun Etymology: Middle English cokaygne, from Middle French (pais de) cocaigne land of plenty Date: 13th century an imaginary land of great luxury and ease
cockalorum
noun (plural -rums) Etymology: probably modification of obsolete Dutch dialect kockeloeren to crow, of imitative origin Date: circa 1715 1. a boastful and self-important ...
cockamamie
adjective see cockamamy
cockamamy
or cockamamie adjective Etymology: perhaps alteration of decalcomania Date: 1960 ridiculous, incredible
cockapoo
noun Etymology: alteration of cocker (spaniel) + poodle Date: 1970 a dog that is a cross between a cocker spaniel and a poodle
cockatiel
noun Etymology: Dutch kaketielje, from Portuguese cacatilha, from cacatua cockatoo Date: 1877 a crested small gray Australian parrot (Nymphicus hollandicus of the family ...
cockatoo
noun (plural -toos) Etymology: Dutch kaketoe, from Malay kakatua Date: 1634 any of various large noisy chiefly Australasian crested parrots (family Cacatuidae and especially ...
cockatrice
noun Etymology: Middle English cocatrice, from Middle French cocatris ichneumon, cockatrice, from Medieval Latin cocatric-, cocatrix ichneumon Date: 14th century a legendary ...
cockchafer
noun Etymology: 1cock + chafer Date: 1712 a large European beetle (Melolontha melolontha) destructive to vegetation as an adult and to roots as a larva; also any of various ...
Cockcroft
biographical name Sir John Douglas 1897-1967 British physicist
cockcrow
noun Date: 13th century dawn
cocked hat
noun Date: 1673 1. a hat with brim turned up to give a 3-cornered appearance 2. a hat with brim turned up on two sides and worn either front to back or sideways
cocker
I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English cokeren Date: 15th century indulge, pamper II. noun Date: 1689 a keeper or handler of fighting cocks III. noun Date: circa ...
cocker spaniel
noun Etymology: cocking woodcock hunting Date: 1840 1. English cocker spaniel 2. any of a breed of spaniels developed in the United States from the English cocker spaniel ...
cockerel
noun Etymology: Middle English cokerelle, from Anglo-French cokerel, diminutive of coc Date: 15th century a young male of the domestic chicken (Gallus gallus)
cockeye
noun Date: circa 1825 a squinting eye
cockeyed
adjective Date: 1821 1. having a cockeye 2. a. askew, awry b. slightly crazy ; topsy-turvy c. drunk 1a • cockeyedly adverb • cockeyedness noun
cockeyedly
adverb see cockeyed
cockeyedness
noun see cockeyed
cockfight
noun Date: circa 1566 a contest in which gamecocks usually fitted with metal spurs are pitted against each other • cockfighting adjective or noun
cockfighting
adjective or noun see cockfight
cockhorse
noun Etymology: perhaps from cock, adjective, (male) + horse Date: circa 1541 rocking horse
cockily
adverb see cocky
cockiness
noun see cocky
cockle
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English coccel Date: before 12th century any of several weedy plants of the pink family; especially corn cockle II. noun ...
cocklebur
noun Date: 1804 any of a genus (Xanthium) of prickly-fruited composite plants; also one of its stiff-spined fruits
cockles of the heart
Etymology: perhaps from 2cockle Date: 1671 the core of one's being — usually used in the phrase warm the cockles of the heart
cockleshell
noun Date: 15th century 1. a. the shell or one of the shell valves of a cockle b. a shell (as a scallop shell) suggesting a cockleshell 2. a light flimsy boat
cockloft
noun Etymology: probably from 1cock Date: 1589 a small garret
cockney
noun (plural cockneys) Etymology: Middle English cokeney, literally, cocks' egg, from coken (genitive plural of cok cock) + ey egg, from Old English ǣg Date: 14th century 1. ...
cockneyfy
transitive verb see cockney
cockneyish
adjective see cockney
cockneyism
noun see cockney
cockpit
noun Date: 1585 1. a. a pit or enclosure for cockfights b. a place noted for especially bloody, violent, or long-continued conflict 2. obsolete the pit of a theater 3. ...
cockroach
noun Etymology: by folk etymology from Spanish cucaracha cockroach Date: 1623 any of an order or suborder (Blattodea syn. Blattaria) of chiefly nocturnal insects including ...
cockscomb
noun Date: 1534 1. coxcomb 2. a garden plant (Celosia cristata) of the amaranth family grown for its flowers
cocksfoot
noun Date: 1697 orchard grass
cockshut
noun Etymology: from the time poultry are shut in to rest Date: 1592 dialect England evening twilight
cockshy
noun (plural cockshies) Etymology: 1cock + shy, noun Date: 1836 1. a. a throw at an object set up as a mark b. a mark or target so set up 2. an object or person taken ...
cocksucker
noun Date: circa 1891 usually obscene one who performs fellatio — often used as a generalized term of abuse
cocksure
adjective Etymology: probably from 1cock + sure Date: 1608 1. feeling perfect assurance sometimes on inadequate grounds 2. marked by overconfidence or presumptuousness ; ...
cocksurely
adverb see cocksure
cocksureness
noun see cocksure
cocktail
I. noun Etymology: probably from 1cock + tail Date: 1806 1. a. an iced drink of wine or distilled liquor mixed with flavoring ingredients b. something resembling or ...
cocktail glass
noun Date: 1907 a bell-shaped drinking glass usually having a foot and stem and holding about three ounces (90 milliliters)
cocktail lounge
noun Date: 1939 a public room (as in a hotel, club, or restaurant) where cocktails and other drinks are served
cocktail party
noun Date: 1928 an informal or semiformal party or gathering at which cocktails are served
cocktail table
noun Date: 1939 coffee table
cocky
adjective (cockier; -est) Date: 1768 1. boldly or brashly self-confident 2. jaunty • cockily adverb • cockiness noun
coco
noun (plural cocos) Etymology: Spanish coco & Portuguese côco bogeyman, grimace, coconut Date: 1555 the coconut palm; also its fruit
Coco
or formerly Segovia geographical name river over 450 miles (724 kilometers) N Nicaragua flowing NE into the Caribbean & forming part of Honduras-Nicaragua boundary
cocoa
noun Etymology: modification of Spanish cacao Date: 1730 1. a. powdered ground roasted cacao beans from which a portion of the fat has been removed b. a beverage ...
cocoa bean
noun Date: 1855 cacao 1
cocoa butter
also cacao butter noun Date: 1868 a pale vegetable fat with a low melting point obtained from cacao beans
Coconino Plateau
geographical name plateau NW Arizona S of Grand Canyon
coconut
noun Date: 1516 1. the drupaceous fruit of the coconut palm whose outer fibrous husk yields coir and whose nut contains thick edible meat and coconut milk 2. the edible meat ...
coconut crab
noun Date: circa 1889 a large edible coconut-eating burrowing land crab (Birgus latro) widely distributed about islands of the tropical Indian and Pacific Oceans
Coconut Creek
geographical name city SE Florida NNW of Fort Lauderdale population 43,566
coconut oil
noun Date: 1831 a fatty oil or semisolid fat extracted from fresh coconuts and used especially in making soaps and food products
coconut palm
noun Date: 1852 a tall pinnate-leaved coconut-bearing palm (Cocos nucifera) that grows along tropical coasts
cocoon
I. noun Etymology: French cocon, from Occitan coucoun, from coco shell, probably ultimately from Latin coccum kermes (thought to be a gall or berry), from Greek kokkos berry, ...
cocooning
noun Date: 1986 the practice of spending leisure time at home in preference to going out
Cocos Islands
or Keeling Islands geographical name islands E Indian Ocean belonging to Australia area 5.5 square miles (14 square kilometers), population 600
cocotte
noun (plural cocottes) Etymology: French Date: 1867 1. prostitute 2. a shallow individual baking dish usually with one or two handles
cocoyam
noun Etymology: probably coco + yam Date: 1922 1. taro 2. yautia
Cocteau
biographical name Jean 1889-1963 French author & artist
cocurricular
adjective Date: 1949 being outside of but usually complementing the regular curriculum
COD
abbreviation cash on delivery; collect on delivery
cod
I. noun (plural cod; also cods) Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century 1. any of various bottom-dwelling fishes (family Gadidae, the cod family) that usually occur in ...
Cod, Cape
geographical name peninsula 65 miles (105 kilometers) long SE Massachusetts • Cape Codder noun
cod-liver oil
noun Date: 1783 an oil obtained from the liver of the cod and closely related fishes and used as a source of vitamins A and D
coda
noun Etymology: Italian, literally, tail, from Latin cauda Date: circa 1753 1. a. a concluding musical section that is formally distinct from the main structure b. a ...
codable
adjective see code II
coddle
transitive verb (coddled; coddling) Etymology: perhaps from caudle Date: 1598 1. to cook (as eggs) in liquid slowly and gently just below the boiling point 2. to treat with ...
coddler
noun see coddle
code
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin caudex, codex trunk of a tree, document formed originally from wooden tablets Date: 14th century 1. a ...
code name
noun Date: 1919 a designation having a coded and usually secret meaning • code-name transitive verb
code word
noun Date: 1884 1. code name 2. euphemism
code-name
transitive verb see code name
codebook
noun Date: 1866 a book containing an alphabetical list of words or expressions with their code equivalents
codec
abbreviation compression/decompression
codeine
noun Etymology: French codéine, from Greek kōdeia poppyhead Date: 1850 a morphine derivative C18H21NO3•H2O that is found in opium, is weaker in action than morphine, and ...
codeless
adjective see code I
codependence
noun Date: 1985 codependency
codependency
noun Date: 1979 a psychological condition or a relationship in which a person is controlled or manipulated by another who is affected with a pathological condition (as an ...
codependent
adjective Date: 1982 participating in or exhibiting codependency • codependent noun
coder
noun see code II
codetermination
noun Date: 1949 the participation of labor with management in determining business policy
codex
noun (plural codices) Etymology: Latin — more at code Date: circa 1665 a manuscript book especially of Scripture, classics, or ancient annals
codfish
noun Date: 14th century cod; also its flesh used as food
codger
noun Etymology: probably alteration of cadger Date: 1756 an often mildly eccentric and usually elderly fellow
codicil
noun Etymology: Middle English codicill, from Anglo-French *codicille, from Latin codicillus, diminutive of codic-, codex Date: 15th century 1. a legal instrument made to ...
codicillary
adjective see codicil
codicological
adjective see codicology
codicology
noun Etymology: Latin codic-, codex + -o- + English -logy Date: 1953 the study of manuscripts as cultural artifacts for historical purposes • codicological adjective
codifiability
noun see codify
codification
noun see codify
codify
transitive verb (-fied; -fying) Date: circa 1800 1. to reduce to a code 2. a. systematize b. classify • codifiability noun • codification noun
codlin
noun see codling II
codling
I. noun Date: 13th century 1. a young cod 2. any of several hakes (especially genus Urophycis) II. noun or codlin Etymology: alteration of Middle English querdlyng Date: ...
codling moth
noun Date: 1747 a small tortricid moth (Cydia pomonella) having larvae that live in apples, pears, quinces, and English walnuts
codominant
adjective Date: circa 1900 1. a. forming part of the main canopy of a forest b. sharing in the controlling influence of a biotic community 2. being fully expressed in ...
codon
noun Etymology: 1code + 2-on Date: 1963 a specific sequence of three consecutive nucleotides that is part of the genetic code and that specifies a particular amino acid in a ...
codpiece
noun Etymology: Middle English codpese, from cod bag, scrotum (from Old English codd) + pese piece Date: 15th century a flap or bag concealing an opening in the front of men's ...
codswallop
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1963 British nonsense
Cody
biographical name William Frederick 1846-1917 Buffalo Bill American scout & showman
coed
I. noun Etymology: short for coeducational student Date: circa 1878 a female student in a coeducational institution II. adjective Date: 1889 1. of or relating to a coed ...
coeducation
noun Date: 1852 the education of students of both sexes at the same institution • coeducational adjective • coeducationally adverb
coeducational
adjective see coeducation
coeducationally
adverb see coeducation
coef
abbreviation see coeff
coeff
or coef abbreviation coefficient
coefficient
noun Etymology: New Latin coefficient-, coefficiens, from Latin co- + efficient-, efficiens efficient Date: circa 1715 1. any of the factors of a product considered in ...
coefficient of correlation
Date: 1892 correlation coefficient
coefficient of viscosity
Date: 1866 viscosity 3
coelacanth
noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek koilos hollow + akantha spine — more at cave Date: 1857 any of an order (Coelacanthiformes) of lobe-finned fishes known chiefly from ...
Coele-Syria
geographical name — see Bekaa
coelenterate
noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek koilos + enteron intestine — more at inter- Date: 1872 any of a phylum (Cnidaria syn. Coelenterata) of radially symmetrical ...
coelenteron
noun (plural coelentera) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek koilos + enteron Date: 1885 the internal cavity of a coelenterate
coeliac
variant of celiac
coelom
noun (plural coeloms or coelomata) Etymology: German, from Greek koilōma cavity, from koilos Date: 1875 the usually epithelium-lined space between the body wall and the ...
coelomate
adjective or noun see coelom
coelomic
adjective see coelom
Coen
biographical name Jan Pieterszoon 1587-1629 Dutch colonial governor & founder of Dutch East Indian empire
coen-
or coeno- combining form Etymology: New Latin, from Greek koin-, koino-, from koinos common ; general
coeno-
combining form see coen-
coenobite
variant of cenobite
coenocyte
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1897 1. a. a multinucleate mass of protoplasm resulting from repeated nuclear division unaccompanied by cell ...
coenocytic
adjective see coenocyte
coenzymatic
adjective see coenzyme
coenzymatically
adverb see coenzyme
coenzyme
noun Date: 1947 a thermostable nonprotein compound that forms the active portion of an enzyme system after combination with an apoenzyme • coenzymatic adjective • ...
coenzyme A
noun Date: 1947 a coenzyme C21H36N7O16P3S that occurs in all living cells and is essential to the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and some amino acids — compare acetyl ...
coenzyme Q
noun Date: 1958 ubiquinone
coequal
adjective Date: 14th century equal with one another • coequal noun • coequality noun • coequally adverb
coequality
noun see coequal
coequally
adverb see coequal
coerce
transitive verb (coerced; coercing) Etymology: Middle English cohercen, from Anglo-French *cohercer Latin coercēre, from co- + arcēre to shut up, enclose — more at ark Date: ...
coercible
adjective see coerce
coercion
noun Date: 15th century the act, process, or power of coercing
coercive
adjective Date: circa 1600 serving or intended to coerce • coercively adverb • coerciveness noun
coercive force
noun Date: 1827 the opposing magnetic intensity that must be applied to a magnetized material to remove the residual magnetism
coercively
adverb see coercive
coerciveness
noun see coercive
coercivity
noun Date: 1898 the property of a material determined by the value of the coercive force when the material has been magnetized to saturation
coetaneous
adjective Etymology: Latin coaetaneus, from co- + aetas age — more at age Date: 1608 coeval
Coeur d'Alene
geographical name city N Idaho population 34,514
Coeur d'Alene Lake
geographical name lake about 37 miles (59 kilometers) long N Idaho E of Spokane, Washington, drained by Spokane River
Coeur de Lion
biographical name — see richard i of England
coeval
adjective Etymology: Latin coaevus, from co- + aevum age, lifetime — more at aye Date: 1645 of the same or equal age, antiquity, or duration Synonyms: see contemporary • ...
coevality
noun see coeval
coevolution
noun Date: 1964 evolution involving successive changes in two or more ecologically interdependent species (as of a plant and its pollinators) that affect their interactions ...
coevolutionary
adjective see coevolution
coevolve
intransitive verb see coevolution
coexist
intransitive verb Date: 1667 1. to exist together or at the same time 2. to live in peace with each other especially as a matter of policy • coexistence noun • ...
coexistence
noun see coexist
coexistent
adjective see coexist
coextensively
adverb see coextensive
cofactor
noun Date: 1885 1. the signed minor of an element of a square matrix or of a determinant with the sign positive if the sum of the column number and row number of the element ...
coffee
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Italian & Turkish; Italian caffè, from Turkish kahve, from Arabic qahwa Date: 1598 1. a. a beverage made by percolation, ...
coffee bar
noun Date: 1886 an establishment or counter where coffee and usually light refreshments are served
coffee break
noun Date: 1951 a short period for rest and refreshments
coffee cake
noun Date: 1865 a sweet rich bread often with added fruit, nuts, and spices that is sometimes glazed after baking
coffee hour
noun Date: 1867 1. a usually fixed occasion of informal meeting and chatting at which refreshments are served 2. coffee break
coffee klatch
also coffee-klatsch noun Etymology: part translation of German Kaffeeklatsch Date: 1895 kaffeeklatsch
coffee mill
noun Date: 1691 a mill for grinding coffee beans
coffee ring
noun Date: 1924 coffee cake in the shape of a ring
coffee roll
noun Date: 1945 a sweet roll
coffee room
noun Date: 1691 a room where refreshments are served
coffee royal
noun Date: 1733 a drink of black coffee and a liquor
coffee shop
noun Date: 1831 a small restaurant
coffee table
noun Date: 1877 a low table customarily placed in front of a sofa — called also cocktail table
coffee tree
noun Date: 1732 1. a tree (as arabica) that produces coffee 2. Kentucky coffee tree
coffee-klatsch
noun see coffee klatch
coffee-table
adjective Date: 1962 of, relating to, or being an article (as a book or magazine) intended for display (as on a coffee table)
coffeehouse
noun Date: 1612 an establishment that sells coffee and usually other refreshments and that commonly serves as an informal club for its regular customers
coffeemaker
noun Date: 1848 a utensil or appliance in which coffee is brewed
coffeepot
noun Date: 1704 a pot for brewing and serving coffee
coffer
I. noun Etymology: Middle English coffre, from Anglo-French, ultimately from Latin cophinus basket, from Greek kophinos Date: 13th century 1. chest; especially strongbox 2. ...
cofferdam
noun Date: 1736 1. a watertight enclosure from which water is pumped to expose the bottom of a body of water and permit construction (as of a pier) 2. a watertight ...
Coffin
biographical name Robert Peter Tristram 1892-1955 American author
coffin
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, basket, receptacle, from Anglo-French, from Latin cophinus Date: 1525 a box or chest for burying a corpse — compare casket II. transitive ...
coffin bone
noun Date: circa 1720 the principal bone enclosed within the hoof of a horse — called also pedal bone
coffin corner
noun Date: 1940 one of the corners formed by a goal line and a sideline on a football field into which a punt is often aimed so that it may go out of bounds close to the ...
coffin nail
noun Date: 1888 slang cigarette
coffle
noun Etymology: Arabic qāfila caravan Date: 1799 a train of slaves or animals fastened together
cofunction
noun Date: 1909 a trigonometric function whose value for the complement of an angle is equal to the value of a given trigonometric function of the angle itself
cog
I. noun Etymology: Middle English cogge, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish kugge cog Date: 13th century 1. a tooth on the rim of a wheel or gear 2. a subordinate but ...
cog railway
noun Date: 1896 a steep mountain railroad that has a rail with cogs engaged by a cogwheel on the locomotive to ensure traction
cogency
noun Date: 1667 the quality or state of being cogent
cogeneration
noun Date: 1976 the production of electricity using waste heat (as in steam) from an industrial process or the use of steam from electric power generation as a source of heat ...
cogenerator
noun see cogeneration
cogent
adjective Etymology: Latin cogent-, cogens, present participle of cogere to drive together, collect, from co- + agere to drive — more at agent Date: 1659 1. having power to ...
cogently
adverb see cogent
Coggan
biographical name Frederick Donald 1909-2000 archbishop of Canterbury (1974-80)
cogged
adjective see cog I
cogitable
adjective Date: 15th century conceivable, thinkable
cogitate
verb (-tated; -tating) Etymology: Latin cogitatus, past participle of cogitare to think, think about, from co- + agitare to drive, agitate Date: 1582 transitive verb to ...
cogitation
noun Date: 13th century 1. a. the act of cogitating ; meditation b. the capacity to think or reflect 2. a single thought
cogitative
adjective Date: 15th century 1. of or relating to cogitation 2. capable of or given to cogitation
cogito
noun Etymology: New Latin cogito, ergo sum, literally, I think, therefore I am, principle stated by René Descartes Date: 1838 1. the philosophic principle that one's ...
cogito, ergo sum
foreign term Etymology: Latin I think, therefore I exist
Coglians, Monte
geographical name mountain 9217 feet (2809 meters) on Austria-Italy border; highest in the Carnic Alps
cognac
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: French, from Cognac, France Date: 1751 a brandy from the departments of Charente and Charente-Maritime distilled from white wine
cognate
I. adjective Etymology: Latin cognatus, from co- + gnatus, natus, past participle of nasci to be born; akin to Latin gignere to beget — more at kin Date: circa 1645 1. of ...
cognately
adverb see cognate I
cognation
noun Date: 14th century cognate relationship
cognition
noun Etymology: Middle English cognicion, from Anglo-French, from Latin cognition-, cognitio, from cognoscere to become acquainted with, know, from co- + gnoscere to come to know ...
cognitional
adjective see cognition
cognitive
adjective Date: 1586 1. of, relating to, being, or involving conscious intellectual activity (as thinking, reasoning, or remembering) 2. based on or capable of being ...
cognitive dissonance
noun Date: 1957 psychological conflict resulting from incongruous beliefs and attitudes held simultaneously
cognitive science
noun Date: 1975 an interdisciplinary science that draws on many fields (as psychology, artificial intelligence, linguistics, and philosophy) in developing theories about human ...
cognitive scientist
noun see cognitive science
cognitive therapy
noun Date: 1976 psychotherapy especially for depression that emphasizes the substitution of desirable patterns of thinking for maladaptive or faulty ones
cognitively
adverb see cognitive
cognizable
adjective Date: circa 1662 1. capable of being judicially heard and determined 2. capable of being known • cognizably adverb
cognizably
adverb see cognizable
cognizance
noun Etymology: Middle English conisaunce, from Anglo-French conissance, from conoistre to know, from Latin cognoscere Date: 14th century 1. a distinguishing mark or emblem ...
cognizant
adjective Date: 1820 knowledgeable of something especially through personal experience; also mindful Synonyms: see aware

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