Last modified on 18 October 2014, at 17:54

OS

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OS

  1. Ordnance Survey
  2. oculus sinister — left eye
  3. outsize
  4. Old Style; a term used in English language historical studies to indicate that a date conforms to the Julian calendar instead of the modern Gregorian calendar

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NounEdit

OS (plural OSes or OSs)

  1. (UK) an Ordnance Survey map.
    We've got an OS of the Cuckmere area.
  2. (software) operating system
    I've decided to install two different OSes on my new laptop.
    • 2008, Karim Yaghmour, Jon Masters, Gilad Ben-Yossef, Building Embedded Linux Systems
      Some vendors do now have a variant of the per-unit royalty (usually termed a “shared risk,” or similar approach), but it is not strictly the same as for those proprietary embedded OSes mentioned before []
    • 2010, Jorge Orchilles, Microsoft Windows 7 Administrator's Reference
      A policy-created scheduled task will be accepted by computers running client OSes as old as Windows 2000 []
    • 2009, Emmett Dulaney', CompTIA A+ Complete Review Guide
      In a dual-boot configuration, you install two OSs on the computer (Windows XP and Windows 2000, for example).

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HungarianEdit

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OS (plural OS-ek)

  1. (computing) Abbreviation of operating system.

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SwedishEdit

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OS

  1. operating system; Abbreviation of operativsystem.
  2. the Olympic Games; Abbreviation of olympiska spelen.