OS

Primary Meanings of OS

1.
n
(computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services
2.
n
the left eye
Full Definitions of OS
1

n (computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services

Synonyms:
operating system
Examples:
Microsoft disk operating system
an operating system developed by Bill Gates for personal computers
Linux
an open-source version of the UNIX operating system
Types:
DOS, disk operating system
an operating system that is on a disk
UNIX, UNIX operating system, UNIX system
trademark for a powerful operating system
Windows
(trademark) an operating system with a graphical user interface
Type of:
computer software, package, software, software package, software program, software system
(computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory
2

n the left eye

Synonyms:
oculus sinister
Type of:
eye, oculus, optic
the organ of sight

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