cosiness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cosiness a state of warm snug comfort
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Usage

In literature:

All that blurred together in a mazy idea that it was sure to be cosy.
"Sally Bishop" by E. Temple Thurston
And they didn't stop once until they were safe in their own cosy home.
"Bunny Rabbit's Diary" by Mary Frances Blaisdell
Those in the cosy car could hear the drops dash against the panes, while the wind howled around the corners of the machine.
"Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue on an Auto Tour" by Laura Lee Hope
It was dry and cosy in the car and the travellers felt drowsy.
"The Meadow-Brook Girls by the Sea" by Janet Aldridge
I don't like that much, because it's nice to wake up and feel how cosy it is in bed.
"The Tapestry Room" by Mrs. Molesworth
But there was an air of cosiness about it, and we visited it several times after.
"The Luck of Thirteen" by Jan Gordon
He was in a snug cot, in a small but cosy cabin.
"The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood" by Arthur Griffiths
Cover the pot with a tea cosy or wrap in a towel and let stand exactly seven minutes.
"Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book" by Mary A. Wilson
The people are just going away, and we shall have a delightful cosy chat.
"The Guinea Stamp" by Annie S. Swan
But inside it was cosy and light.
"Six Little Bunkers at Cousin Tom's" by Laura Lee Hope
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In poetry:

It's mighty sweet to wake again
When sunshine floods the window pane;
I love in cosy couch to lie,
And re-discover "I am I."
"Suppose?" by Robert W Service
Cosi` il poeta penzola,
Pria di spingersi a voi, sulle illusioni;
E tenta, e veglia, e spasima...
Indi aspetta le sacre ispirazioni.
"En Attendant" by Ferdinando Fontana
My mate and I, we shall build a nest,
So snug and warm and cosy,
When the kingcups gleam on the meadow
stream,
Where the willow wands are rosy!
"The Thrush" by Fay Inchfawn
NOW that my page upcloses, doomed, maybe,
Never to press thy cosy cushions more,
Or wake thy ready Yeas as heretofore,
Or stir thy gentle vows of faith in me:
"To A Lady" by Thomas Hardy
Yet it would be better far
Could you build with cosy lure
Skyey tenements where are
Rabbit-warrens of the poor;
With a hope bright as a gem
Some day you might live in them.
"The Palace" by Robert W Service
"O, no," he cried. "I am off to discover
What I can find fresh in the way of white clover;
But since your window is cosy and shady,
I will sit down half a minute, dear Lady."
"Dame Spider" by Clara Doty Bates

In news:

You've got to see this: A gas station cosy .
The University of Louisville's school of music put on Mozart's Cosi fan tutte opera over the weekend at the Kentucky Center.
How to Knit A Kirstie's Homemade Home Tea Cosy .
The couple was spotted getting cosy at an afterparty for Brad Pitt's new film Killing Them Softly in New York City last Monday (26Nov12) and the stars have reportedly been dating for a few months.
Collaborative `Cosi' scores at Juilliard.
Music director James Conlon conducts a rehearsal of the Los Angeles Opera in Mozart's 'Cosi Fan Tutte' at the Music Center in downtown Los Angeles.
Penguins find safe haven in cosy cove .
Carmen DeLeon takes advantage of the benefits of having an Explorit Membership by visiting COSI, the Center of Science and Industry in Columbus, Ohio for free.
Soft and strokeable, these cosy faux fur beauties will keep your digits toasty on the chilliest of days.
Cramped, cosy spots serve up real happy meals without the drive-thrus and the cheap toys.
Cosi threatened with delisting from Nasdaq .
Cosi's stock price is under $1.
The reviews are in for MN Opera 's 'Cosi fan tutte'.
"Cosi" sees bigger orchestra, grander set, beautiful voices but static action from Tacoma Opera 's new director Noel Koran.
COSI celebrates Einstein and all his theories.
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In science:

In order to get a detailed understanding of these elementary interactions involving strangeness differential cross sections as a function of spin and isospin degrees of freedom are required. A signi ficant contr ibution to this kind of physics has been done by the hyperon production experiments at COSY-11.
Summary of the COSY-11 Measurements of Hyperon Production
The COSY-11 detection system installed at a COSY machine dipole with the detector components relevant for the hyperon production studies.
Summary of the COSY-11 Measurements of Hyperon Production
With the addition of a neutron detector, installed for studies at a deuteron target, another hyperon channel was accessible at COSY-11, namely the p p → nK+S+ reaction.
Summary of the COSY-11 Measurements of Hyperon Production
Further hyperon channels are not feasible at COSY-11.
Summary of the COSY-11 Measurements of Hyperon Production
Two detection systems served for this aim: In addition to the COSY polarimeter a pair of wire chambers and scintillators were installed above and below the beam close to the target to measure the elastic p p-scattering at f = 90◦ which is independent of the polarisation.
Summary of the COSY-11 Measurements of Hyperon Production
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