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Meaning of "os" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD OS

From Latin: bone; compare Greek osteon.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF OS

os  [ɒs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Os is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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OS, O.S., Os, O's, or os may refer to: ▪ Austrian Airlines ▪ O.S., a notation for alumni of the ancient Jesuit public school, Stonyhurst College ▪ O.S. Engines, a Japanese manufacturer of model aircraft engines ▪ Ocean Science, an oceanographic journal published by the European Geosciences Union ▪ Oculus sinister, meaning "left eye" in eyeglass prescriptions ▪ Ohtahara syndrome, a brain disorder ▪ Old Style date, indicating the Julian Calendar, as opposed to "N.S." indicating from the Gregorian Calendar ▪ On-sight climbing, the ascent of a rock climbing route on the first attempt, with no falls, without prior knowledge of its specifics beyond its difficulty rating and number of protection points ▪ Open source, a software development model ▪ Operating system, a software that manages the hardware and software of a computer ▪ Order of Santiago, Spanish order dedicated to St James the Greater ▪ Ordinary Seaman, an unlicensed member of the deck department of a merchant ship ▪ Ordnance Sergeant, an enlisted rank in the U.S.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OS

orzo
os coxae
os innominatum
OSA
Osage
Osage orange
Osaka
Osaka Bay
osar
OSB
Osborne
Osborne House
Osca
Oscan
oscar
Oscar II
Oscars ceremony
OSCE
oscheal
oscillate

Synonyms and antonyms of os in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «os» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OS

Find out the translation of os to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of os from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «os» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

操作系统
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

os
570 millions of speakers

English

os
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ओएस
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نظام التشغيل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ОС
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

OS
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অপারেটিং সিস্টেম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

os
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Os
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

os
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

운영 체제
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Os
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

os
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

OS
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

OS
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

işletim sistemi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

os
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

os
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ОС
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

os
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

os
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

os
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

os
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

os
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of os

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OS»

The term «os» is very widely used and occupies the 204 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about os

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OS»

Discover the use of os in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to os and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Operating System Concepts
The ninth edition has been thoroughly updated to include contemporary examples of how operating systems function. The text includes content to bridge the gap between concepts and actual implementations.
Abraham Silberschatz, Peter B. Galvin, Greg Gagne, 2012
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Mac OS X Internals: A Systems Approach
Mac OS X Internals: A Systems Approach is the first book that dissects the internals of the system, presenting a detailed picture that grows incrementally as you read.
Amit Singh, 2006
3
Apple Training Series: Mac OS X System Administration Reference
Following the learning objectives of the Apple Certified System Administrator exam, this book is a perfect supplement to Apple's own training class and a in-depth technical reference for existing system administrators and engineers.
Schoun Regan, 2005
4
Apple Pro Training Series: OS X Lion Support Essentials: ...
Following the learning objectives of the Apple Certified Support Professional exam, this self-paced book is a perfect guide for Apple’s training and a first-rate primer for computer support personnel who need to troubleshoot and optimize ...
Kevin M. White, 2011
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Mac OS X Server Essentials
Learn the essentials of Mac OS X networks and systems in this Apple-certified guide.
Schoun Regan, 2006
6
OS X and iOS Kernel Programming
With OS X and iOS Kernel Programming, you’ll: Discover classical kernel architecture topics such as memory management and thread synchronization Become well-versed in the intricacies of the kernel development process by applying kernel ...
Ole Henry Halvorsen, Douglas Clarke, 2011
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A Practical Guide to UNIX for Mac OS X Users
This book is packed with hundreds of high-quality examples. From networking and system utilities to shells and programming, this is UNIX from the ground up–both the "whys" and the "hows"–for every Mac user.
Mark G. Sobell, Peter Seebach, 2005
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OS X Mountain Lion Bible
Sync your Mac OS X desktop with your iPhone? Find handy new utilities? The book explains the essentials as well as new OS features such as Messages and Notifications. There's a lot to cover, and this thorough guide covers it all.
Galen Gruman, 2012
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Apple Training Series: Mac OS X Support Essentials v10.6: A ...
Chapter review sections and quizzes summarize and reinforce acquired knowledge. The Apple Training Series serves as both a self-paced learning tool and the official curriculum for the Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server certification programs.
Kevin M. White, 2009
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The Call: Finding and Fulfilling the Central Purpose of Your ...
Best-selling author Os Guinness goes beyond our surface understanding of God's call and addresses the fact that God has a specific calling for our individual lives. Why am I here? What is God's call in my life?
Os Guinness, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term os is used in the context of the following news items.
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Plasma Phone OS, a KDE project for mobile
Plasma Phone OS (or simply Plasma Phone) is a complete software stack for mobile devices and includes the following libre technologies: ... «OS News, Jul 15»
2
How to merge OS X contacts into an existing list
Let's find out how to add a new list of contacts to your existing contacts list on Mac. Question. I'm in a Mac-users group, and I'd like to add a file ... «TechRadar, Jul 15»
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Verizon Moto DROID Turbo Android 5.1 Lollipop OS Update Bugs …
Verizon Wireless recently released the Android 5.1 Lollipop OS update for the Moto DROID Turbo, but it is also plagued with bugs and issues. «Yibada, Jul 15»
4
Firefox OS BETA APK for Android Download – Root Is Not Required
There are a lot of smartphones that run on Firefox OS. However, today we're going to talk about how you can install Firefox OS on your Android ... «Boosh Articles, Jul 15»
5
Sony Working on Concept for Android OS, Beta Testing Ongoing in …
Sony is currently working on a new concept OS under the project name Concept for Android and the new concept OS is entering its beta phase ... «Christian Post, Jul 15»
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Final Windows 10 upgrade forecast sees OS on 440M PCs by early '17
By February 2017, Microsoft should have Windows 10 on more than 440 million personal computers, according to a new analysis of user share ... «Computerworld, Jul 15»
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Pro tip: The easiest way to create a bootable USB drive for OS X El …
At this year's WWDC, Apple announced the next iteration of OS X, version 10.11. Dubbed "El Capitan" after the famous landmass in Yosemite ... «TechRepublic, Jul 15»
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The Oxygen OS of OnePlus 2 will have Android M features on board
OnePlus revealed that the custom Oxygen OS of the upcoming “future-proof” flagship smartphone will have Android M features on board. «GSMArena.com, Jul 15»
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IntelliMagic Vision Supports z/OS CPU Measurement Facility
SOUTHLAKE, Texas, July 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- IntelliMagic, the worldwide leader in Availability Intelligence for z/OS environments, today announced ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
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PCWorld's Win10 review dives deep into the upcoming OS
In case you've been living under a rock, Windows 10 is coming. PCWorld senior editor Mark Hachman's in-depth review of Windows 10 is worth ... «The Tech Report, LLC, Jul 15»

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