- cosimo i,
- cosmetic surgery,
Origin of cosmetic
Examples from the Web for cosmetic
PG has been used in more than 4,000 food, beverage, pharmaceutical and cosmetic products for more than 50 years.
Propylene glycol is used for a variety of industrial, cosmetic, and food production uses.
She said pageant contents are just the most visible product of the cosmetic industry now at risk.Venezuela Now Has Toilet Paper but No Breast Implants|Jason Batansky|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It can lead to all types of cosmetic and functional issues down the road which are difficult if not impossible to reverse.
On second thought, maybe I will contact that cosmetic dentist.
None of them have beards, and it would seem they use a cosmetic to extirpate them.
It would appear that in America a cosmetic is in use, consisting of calomel mixed into a paste with water.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth
Eva had taken up an agency for a cosmetic which was manufactured by a woman in Rowe.The Portion of Labor|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
(i) For cosmetic reasons, to remedy a deformity due to a squinting eye which is amblyopic.
He had to assume that the metallic fiber in his clothing and the lead flakes in the cosmetic would scramble the circuit signal.Tangle Hold|F. L. Wallace
Word Origin for cosmetic
c.1600, "art of beautifying," from Latinized form of Greek kosmetike (tekhne) "the art of dress and ornament," from fem. of kosmetikos (see cosmetic (adj.)). Meaning "a preparation for beautifying" attested from 1640s (now often cosmetics).
1640s, from French cosmétique (16c.), from Greek kosmetikos "skilled in adornment or arrangement," from kosmein "to arrange, adorn," from kosmos "order" (see cosmos). Figurative sense of "superficial" is from 1955. Related: Cosmetically.