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operating system

noun as in computer software for basic operation

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If you get a new computer—or you update your operating system or browser—it’s worth giving yourself a video call dry run to make sure everything is still authorized in advance.

Although the keypad incorporates a Mac layout, it’s also compatible with Windows operating systems.

The most serious flaw allows unprivileged users to remotely execute code that takes complete control of the underlying operating system.

Jobs revolutionized computing when he introduced the iPhone, a product that for the first time transformed a phone into a computer with an independent operating system and a novel keyboard-free interface.

In June, when Apple unveiled its latest mobile operating system, iOS 14, it made a bombshell announcement that the privacy community applauded.

If you answered nine or more, you may have won a SONY Betamax and an eight-track operating system.

Like the Scarlett Johansson-voiced operating system in Her, she just became too expansive for you.

The plan is to build a holistic cloud operating system for businesses and individuals, enabling a new generation of work and play.

Nor did Microsoft transform its proprietary operating system into open-source code.

Its prescient move to develop the Android operating system is reaping benefits, as it dominates the smartphone market.

Any program whose name starts with $SYS$ is invisible to the operating system.

The larger machines will be supplied with some sort of operating system (monitor), either for batch or time-shared operation.

In a few years these roads had been consolidated into a smoothly operating system.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to operating system, such as: disk operating system, dos, executive, macos, ms-dos, and os.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.