Coca sentence example
Coca, any preparation or admixture of, containing more than 0.1% but less than 1 of coca alkaloids.
The leaves and young shoots are chewed; they have stimulating properties, comparable with those of the coca of Peru.
With the cinchona trees grow many kinds of melastomaceae, especially the Lasiandra, with masses of purple flowers, tree-ferns and palms. In the warm valleys there are large plantations of coca (Erythroxylon Coca), the annual produce of which is stated at 15,000,000 lb.
Coca (Erythroxylon coca) is a product peculiar to the eastern Andean slopes of Bolivia and Peru, where it has long been cultivated for its leaves.
These are sun-dried, packed in bales, and distributed throughout the sierra region, where coca is used by the natives as a stimulant.Advertisement
Cocaine is also derived from coca leaves, and a considerably quantity of the drug is exported.
The coca shrub is most successfully cultivated at an elevation of 5000 to 6000 ft.
The manufacturing industries of Peru are confined chiefly to the treatment of agricultural and mineral products - the manufacture of sugar and rum from sugar cane, textiles from cotton and wool, wine and spirits from grapes, cigars and cigarettes from tobacco, chocolate from cacao, kerosene and benzine from crude petroleum, cocaine from coca, and refined metals from their ores.
Its breadth at Napo is only 120 ft., but at Coca it has widened to 1500 ft., and at its mouth to nearly 1 m.
The Napo is navigable for steamboats for some distance above the mouth of the Coca, and thence for canoes as far as the Cando cataract, 3332 ft.Advertisement
The principal tributaries of the Napo are the Coca and Aguarico from the north, and the Curaray from the south.
The Coca forms the provisional boundary line between Ecuador and Colombia from its source to the Napo.
Coca, one of the most important plants of the country, is cultivated on the eastern slopes of the Andes at an altitude of 5000 to 6000 ft., where the temperature is uniform and frosts are unknown.
The two indigenous products which receive most attention, perhaps, are those of quinoa and coca.
Coca is highly esteemed by the natives, who masticate the leaf, and is also an article of export for medicinal purposes.Advertisement
The revenues are derived principally from duties and fees on imports, excise taxes on spirits, wines, tobacco and sugar, general, mining taxes and export duties on minerals (except silver), export duties on rubber and coca, taxes on the profits of stock companies, fees for licences and patents, stamp taxes, and postal and telegraph revenues.
The Bolivian peasant coca growers, again mostly Quechua, have organized a mass movement in their own defense.
Or parents who feed their children a diet of junk food - 2 year olds drinking coca cola for crying out loud!
Soon after the gorge we found a shack where we could buy coca cola, chocolate, biscuits or sweets.
The overlap of Peru's coca cultivation regions and the traditional SL strongholds suggest SL involvement in aspects of local drug trade.Advertisement
Coca Cola is set to add fizz to a major sporting event this summer.
Regarding coca South American countries were presented as an example of where coca leaf chewing is legal and regulated.
The tie up with Coca Cola worth some £ 50m over three years was to help the Football League become more marketable.
McDonald's and Coca Cola spend millions a year to get you to buy their products.
Failing that, Diet Coke (' Un Coca Lite, s'il vous plait ' ).Advertisement
What is the correct reaction to Coca Cola's latest marketing ploy?
Coca Cola and Unilever have just announce they will move toward such alternative refrigerants such as Greenfreeze by 2005.
Cocaine is a short acting powerful, central nervous system stimulant that comes from the coca bush which grows widely in South America.
Its use as a local anaesthetic (see Anaesthesia) makes it the most valuable of the coca alkaloids, and it is much used in ophthalmic practice.
So let's say your parents bought Coca Cola stock their entire life, left it all to you, and you are able to live off the dividend payments of the stock.Advertisement
They used that money to buy part of Coca Cola in the form of common stock.
Perhaps the coca quad would look better for everyday wear.
Cocaine is made from the leaves of the coca plant.
Like a scholarship from many other larger companies like Pepsi or Target, a Coca Cola scholarship can help to alleviate the rising cost of college tuition.
Presented by the Coca Cola Scholars Foundation (a non-profit organization), there are 1,400 students who receive a Coca Cola scholarship each year totaling over 3 million dollars in dispersed funds.Advertisement
Created in 1989, the main goal of the Coca Cola Scholars Foundation is to review applications from those interested in the main scholarship program and grant funds.
From all applicants, the Coca Cola Scholars Foundation will select 2,200 students in mid-November to be Semi-Finalists.
It is important to note that for a Coca Cola scholarship--unlike many other scholarship programs--students cannot be the child or grandchild of any Coca Cola employees, officers or owners.
The Coca Cola Scholars Foundation also is responsible for running the Coca Cola All State Community College Academic Team Program.
The program works differently than the main Coca Cola program in that students must find the Phi Theta Kappa nominator for their school.Advertisement
Interested in applying to be a Coca Cola scholar?
Being a part of a larger program like Coca Cola can make a great impact on your college career.
Almost every guest who visits a Walt Disney World park will purchase a food or beverage item, which makes up over 75 million Coca Colas each year, and a staggering 10 million hamburgers.
Although most antique coca cola bottles are easily recognized by their distinctive shape, many of those made prior to 1916 had straight sides and are highly prized by collectors.
If you asked four different coca cola bottle collectors what the term antique coke bottle means to them, you most likely will get four different answers.Advertisement
To add to the confusion, the popular auction website eBay, lists coca cola bottles from 1900 to present day as modern, and anything older than 1900 as antique.
Yet respected websites specializing in coca cola bottles, such as Reggie's Antique Coca Cola Bottles, list bottles through 1965.
Generally, most old coca cola bottle collectors use the term antique for bottles that are more than 50 years old.
Frank Robinson, Pemberton's bookkeeper, named the drink Coca Cola and with his unique script handwriting wrote out that name.
That distinctive handwriting is still used on all coca cola bottles and products to this day.Advertisement
Bottles dating before 1900 are very rare and highly sought after by serious coca cola collectors.
To view excellent examples of these rare bottles visit the Antique Coca Cola Bottle Hall of Fame.
This website has pictures of 18 of the rarest coca cola bottles.
A beautiful Hutchinson embossed Coca Cola bottle is number 15 on the page.
This Root bottle is from the Birmingham Coca Cola Bottling Company.
Referred to as S-S bottles, straight sided coca cola bottles were used from 1900-1919.
The styles are based on the location of the script Coca Cola logo.
The Antique Coca Cola Bottle Hall of Fame is another website with wonderful photographs of Coca Cola straight sided bottles.
When the Coca Cola Company decided they wanted their bottles to be unique, a design contest was held at the Root Glass Company in Terre Haute, Indiana.
The design was chosen because it was original, attractive and distinctive enough that consumers could tell it was a bottle of coca cola even in the dark.
If you love coca cola, old bottles or glass collecting, than the hobby of collecting antique coca cola bottles may be the perfect pastime for you.
Two colors are available, hot pink and coca brown, but the price is reasonably set at $68.00.
Their licensed lines of Chevrolet, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis, Ford Mustang, and Coca Cola, all perfectly illustrate the pioneering personality that is embraced by the American sprit.
Exhibits of cars and toys, a wax museum at the Venetian, the Coca Cola store, and the M&M location are all places where the kids could waste away an entire day if allowed.
Coca Cola, for example, uses red and white to brand "regular" coke, while silver and red are the colors used in the branding strategy for Diet Coke.
For example, Coca Cola utilizes the statement The Real Thing as part of its branding strategy.
In 2006, the Coca Cola Company published a news release about Evinga, a negative calorie beverage.
In the mid 1980s, the debate on boxers vs. briefs seemed to be every bit as contentious as the Coca Cola vs. Pepsi debate.
Some of these sponsors included The Home Depot, Sears, Coca Cola, and Huggies.
From the north it is joined by the river Coca, having its sources in the gorges of Cayambe on the equator, and also a powerful river, the Aguarico, having its headwaters between Cayambe and the Colombian frontier.
From its Coca branch to the mouth of the Curaray the Napo is full of snags and shelving sandbanks, and throws out numerous canos among jungle-tangled islands, which in the wet season are flooded, giving the river an immense width.
From the Coca to the Amazon it runs through a forested plain where not a hill is visible from the river - its uniformly level banks being only interrupted by swamps and lagoons.
The Coca river may be penetrated as far up as its middle course, where it is jammed between two mountain walls, in a deep canyon, along which it dashes over high falls and numerous reefs.
Cattle and forest products, including rubber and coca, are exported to a limited extent.
Cocaine is the active principle of the coca leaf, which is chewed as a stimulant-narcotic in Peru and Bolivia.
Present-day cinema culture is very much one of popcorn and Coca Cola at the cinema complexes in malls.
From the airstrip at Coca a motorized canoe takes us for a two-hour trip along the Napo River, to Sacha Lodge.
For small farmers, the threat could be allayed to some extent by turning their land over to growing coca.
Evo Morales came to prominence as a coca farmers ' leader, opposing the US-sponsored program to eradicate coca.
We had to rest every hundred meters or so, despite chewing coca leaves to help us cope.
Lately, farmers have started planting coca in national parks where laws prevent spraying.
A joint UN and Colombian survey recently indicated that in 2000 the area devoted to cultivating coca actually increased to over 400,000 acres.
As one Colombian representative said, ' Why spend money on destroying coca?
Coca cultivation and coca cultivation and cocaine production were broadly stable while seizures of cocaine rose to new highs.
Rice, cotton, sugar-cane, yucas (Manihot aipi) and tropical fruits are produced in the irrigated valleys of the coast, and wheat, Indian corn, barley, potatoes, coffee, coca, &c., in the upland regions.