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cos·mos

 (kŏz′məs, -mŏs′, -mōs′)
n.
1. The universe regarded as an orderly, harmonious whole.
2. An ordered, harmonious whole.
3. Harmony and order as distinct from chaos.
4. pl. cos·mos·es or cosmos Any of various mostly Mexican herbs of the genus Cosmos in the composite family, having radiate flower heads of variously colored flowers and opposite pinnate leaves, especially C. bipinnatus and C. sulphureus, widely cultivated as garden annuals.

[Middle English, from Greek kosmos, order.]

cosmos

(ˈkɒzmɒs)
npl -mos or -moses
1. (Philosophy) the world or universe considered as an ordered system
2. any ordered system
3. harmony; order
4. (Plants) any tropical American plant of the genus Cosmos, cultivated as garden plants for their brightly coloured flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
[C17: from Greek kosmos order, world, universe]

Cosmos

(ˈkɒzmɒs)
n
(Astronautics) astronautics any of various types of Soviet satellite, including Cosmos 1 (launched 1962) and nearly 2000 subsequent satellites

cos•mos

(ˈkɒz məs, -moʊs)

n., pl. -mos, -mos•es for 2,4.
1. the world or universe regarded as an orderly, harmonious system.
2. a complete, orderly, harmonious system.
3. order; harmony.
4. any of a genus, Cosmos, of New World composite plants having open clusters of flowers with red or yellow disks and wide rays of white, pink, or purple.
[1150–1200; Middle English < Greek kósmos order, form, arrangement, the world or universe]

cos·mos

(kŏz′məs, kŏz′mōs′)
The universe, especially when considered as an orderly and harmonious whole.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cosmos - everything that exists anywherecosmos - everything that exists anywhere; "they study the evolution of the universe"; "the biggest tree in existence"
natural object - an object occurring naturally; not made by man
extragalactic nebula, galaxy - (astronomy) a collection of star systems; any of the billions of systems each having many stars and nebulae and dust; "`extragalactic nebula' is a former name for `galaxy'"
celestial body, heavenly body - natural objects visible in the sky
closed universe - (cosmology) a universe that is spatially closed and in which there is sufficient matter to halt the expansion that began with the big bang; the visible matter is only 10 percent of the matter required for closure but there may be large amounts of dark matter
estraterrestrial body, extraterrestrial object - a natural object existing outside the earth and outside the earth's atmosphere
natural order - the physical universe considered as an orderly system subject to natural (not human or supernatural) laws
nature - the natural physical world including plants and animals and landscapes etc.; "they tried to preserve nature as they found it"
2.cosmos - any of various mostly Mexican herbs of the genus Cosmos having radiate heads of variously colored flowers and pinnate leaves; popular fall-blooming annuals
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Cosmos - genus of tropical American plants cultivated for their colorful flowers

cosmos

noun
1. universe, world, creation, macrocosm a religion which offers a sense of the place of humanity in the cosmos

cosmos

noun
The totality of all existing things:
Translations
alheimurinn
kosmos

cosmos

[ˈkɒzmɒs] Ncosmos m

cosmos

[ˈkɒzmɒs] ncosmos m
the cosmos → le cosmos

cosmos

n
Kosmos m
(Bot) → Kosmee f

cosmos

[ˈkɒzmɒs] ncosmo

cosmic

(ˈkozmik) adjective
having to do with the universe or outer space. cosmic rays.
ˈcosmonaut (-noːt) noun
a person who travels in space; an astronaut.
the cosmos (ˈkozmos) , ((American) -məs)
the universe.
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These disappearing cosmoses of the spirit have left humanity in the abysmal state of self-denial in which nothing but the corporeal remains.