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cox

 (kŏks)
n.
A coxswain.
intr. & tr.v. coxed, cox·ing, cox·es
To act as coxswain or serve as coxswain for.
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cox

(kɒks)
n
(Nautical Terms) a coxswain, esp of a racing eight or four
vb
(Nautical Terms) to act as coxswain of (a boat)
ˈcoxless adj

Cox

(kɒks)
n
1. (Biography) Brian (Edward). born 1968, English physicist, educator, and broadcaster; noted esp for his TV programmes on physics and astronomy
2. (Biography) David. 1783–1859, English landscape painter
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cox

(kɒks)

n.
1. a coxswain.
v.t.
2. to act as coxswain to (a boat).
[1865–70; by shortening]
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cox


Past participle: coxed
Gerund: coxing

Imperative
cox
cox
Present
I cox
you cox
he/she/it coxes
we cox
you cox
they cox
Preterite
I coxed
you coxed
he/she/it coxed
we coxed
you coxed
they coxed
Present Continuous
I am coxing
you are coxing
he/she/it is coxing
we are coxing
you are coxing
they are coxing
Present Perfect
I have coxed
you have coxed
he/she/it has coxed
we have coxed
you have coxed
they have coxed
Past Continuous
I was coxing
you were coxing
he/she/it was coxing
we were coxing
you were coxing
they were coxing
Past Perfect
I had coxed
you had coxed
he/she/it had coxed
we had coxed
you had coxed
they had coxed
Future
I will cox
you will cox
he/she/it will cox
we will cox
you will cox
they will cox
Future Perfect
I will have coxed
you will have coxed
he/she/it will have coxed
we will have coxed
you will have coxed
they will have coxed
Future Continuous
I will be coxing
you will be coxing
he/she/it will be coxing
we will be coxing
you will be coxing
they will be coxing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been coxing
you have been coxing
he/she/it has been coxing
we have been coxing
you have been coxing
they have been coxing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been coxing
you will have been coxing
he/she/it will have been coxing
we will have been coxing
you will have been coxing
they will have been coxing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been coxing
you had been coxing
he/she/it had been coxing
we had been coxing
you had been coxing
they had been coxing
Conditional
I would cox
you would cox
he/she/it would cox
we would cox
you would cox
they would cox
Past Conditional
I would have coxed
you would have coxed
he/she/it would have coxed
we would have coxed
you would have coxed
they would have coxed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cox - either of two related enzymes that control the production of prostaglandins and are blocked by aspirin
enzyme - any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
Cox-1, cyclooxygenase-1 - an enzyme that regulates prostaglandins that are important for the health of the stomach lining and kidneys; "an unfortunate side effect of NSAIDs is that they block Cox-1"
Cox-2, cyclooxygenase-2 - an enzyme that makes prostaglandins that cause inflammation and pain and fever; "the beneficial effects of NSAIDs result from their ability to block Cox-2"
2.cox - the helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crewcox - the helmsman of a ship's boat or a racing crew
helmsman, steerer, steersman - the person who steers a ship
Verb1.cox - act as the coxswain, in a boat race
be, follow - work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function; "He is a herpetologist"; "She is our resident philosopher"
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Translations

cox

[kɒks]
A. Ntimonel mf
B. VTgobernar
C. VIhacer or actuar de timonel
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cox

[ˈkɒks] n [rowing boat] → barreur/euse m/f
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cox

nSteuermann m
vt crewSteuermann sein für
visteuern
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cox

[kɒks]
1. n (Rowing) → timoniere m
2. vtessere al timone di
3. vifare da timoniere
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EXCITED Lily van den Broecke The rules do not stop able-bodied athletes to compete as rowing coxes in the Paralympics.
Imagine the scene in 40 years time when one of the successful Olympic coxes sits his grandson on his knee and brings his treasured gold out of the box.
* Tees Rowing Club is looking for coxes. If you are interested, contact the club via the Tees Rowing Club website which can be found at www.teesrowingclub.co.uk