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V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

CONS Connection Oriented Networking Service
The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):

cons /konz/, /kons/ [from LISP] 1. vt. To add a new element to a specified list, esp. at the top. ?OK, cons picking a replacement for the console TTY onto the agenda.? 2. cons up: vt. To synthesize from smaller pieces: ?to cons up an example?. In LISP itself, cons is the most fundamental operation for building structures. It takes any two objects and returns a dot-pair or two-branched tree with one object hanging from each branch. Because the result of a cons is an object, it can be used to build binary trees of any shape and complexity. Hackers think of it as a sort of universal constructor, and that is where the jargon meanings spring from.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

connection-oriented network service CONS (CONS) Because of the relatively long transit delays and inferior bit error rate of WANs, a more sophisticated connection-oriented protocol is normally used. (1997-11-08)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

cons The Lisp function that creates a cons cell. (2014-11-09)