Cos, COS or CoS, may refer to:


Maths, science and technology

  • Cosine, a trigonometric function
  • COS cells, a cell line used by biologists
  • Carbonyl sulfide, a chemical compound
  • Class of service (CoS), a 3 bit field within a layer two Ethernet frame header defined by IEEE 802.1p
  • Class of service (COS), a configuration parameter in legacy telephone systems
  • Cobalt sulfide, a chemical compound
  • Cray Operating System, a proprietary operating system Cray supercomputers
  • Crypto Operating System, the development name of a Mac-compatible operating system
  • CatOS, an obsolete operating system for Cisco Catalyst devices
  • Cosmic Origins Spectrograph, an ultraviolet instrument installed on the Hubble Space Telescope
  • Central office switching, a system or unit that connects telephone calls


  • Cos, Ariège, a commune of the Ariège department in France
  • Cos or Kos, a Greek island
  • Colorado Springs Airport, a public airport located near Colorado Springs
  • Gulf of Cos, a narrow gulf of the Aegean Sea


  • Chief of Staff, the coordinator of the supporting staff of an organization
  • Chief of Station, an official appointed as chief of a stationary post
  • Chief of Station, also known as resident spy, the chief spy operating in a foreign nation
  • Roman consul, the highest elected political office of the Roman Republic and the Empire

Organizations, societies and churches

Oil and Gas

  • CoS, Chance of Success, used in Oil and Gas exploration to give an indication of the chance of finding commercial Oil/Gas reserve


  • Cos lettuce, a variety of lettuce
  • CoyotAir (airline designator code), from Spain
  • Cost of sales, the direct costs attributable to the production of the goods sold by a company
  • Chicks on Speed, an electropop group which started in Munich
  • Martín Perfecto de Cos (1800–1854), 19th-century Mexican general, brother in law of Presidente & General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
  • COS (Collection of Style), a fashion line by H&M
  • A nickname for comedian Bill Cosby, and the title of a 1976 sketch comedy television series hosted by Cosby IMDB
  • An old pet form for "cousin"
  • Informal abbreviation for the book Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

See also

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  • Cós — Wappen Karte …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cós — Héraldique Administration …   Wikipédia en Français

  • COS-B — Typ: Forschungssatellit Land: Europa Behörde: ESA …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cos-B — Организация: ЕКА Волновой диапазон: гамма лучи (25 МэВ 10 ГэВ) NSSDC ID …   Википедия

  • COS — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda COS puede referirse a: Coordinadora Obrera Sindical; Sulfuro de carbonilo (aunque su fórmula química es OCS, se representa también por COS); Aeropuerto de Colorado Springs (EE.UU.) en su código IATA. Cos puede… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Cos-B — was the first European Space Research Organisation mission to study gamma ray sources. COS B was first put forward by the European scientific community in the mid 1960s and approved by the ESRO council in 1969. The mission consisted of a… …   Wikipedia

  • COS-B — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda COS B Organización ESA Estado Inactivo Fecha de lanzamiento 9 de agosto de 1975 Vida útil 6 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Cos-1 — Cos 1, cos−1 or cos 1 may refer to: cos−1 (or arccos), an inverse trigonometric function of cosine Cos 1, one of two commonly used COS cell lines This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • COS — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • cos — 〈Abk. für〉 Kosinus * * * cos = Kosinus. * * * cos,   Funktionszeichen für Kosinus (Cosinus), eine Winkelfunktion.   * * * cos = Kosinus …   Universal-Lexikon

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