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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cos·met·ic /kɑzˈmɛtɪk/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cos·met·ic /kɑzˈmɛtɪk/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cos·met·ic, n. Any external application intended to beautify and improve the complexion.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cos·met·ic Cos·met·ic·al a.  Imparting or improving beauty, particularly the beauty of the complexion; as, a cosmetical preparation.
 First, robed in white, the nymph intent adores,
 With head uncovered, the cosmetic powers.   --Pope.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose; "cosmetic
             fenders on cars"; "the buildings were utilitarian
             rather than decorative" [syn: decorative, ornamental]
      2: serving an aesthetic purpose in beautifying the body;
         "cosmetic surgery"; "enhansive makeup" [syn: enhancive]
      n : a toiletry designed to beautify the body [syn: cosmetics]