HyperDic: operating_system

English > 1 sense of the expression operating system:
NOUNcommunicationoperating system, OS(computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services
English > operating system: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
Meaning(computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services.
SynonymOS
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Part ofplatformThe combination of a particular computer and a particular operating system
Partssupervisory program, supervisor, executive programA program that controls the execution of other programs
NarrowerDOS, disk operating systemAn operating system that is on a disk
UNIX, UNIX system, UNIX operating systemtrademark for a powerful operating system
Windows(trademark) an operating system with a graphical user interface
Broadersoftware, software program, computer software, software system, software package, package(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
Spanishsistema operativo, SO
Catalansistema operatiu

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