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English noun: operating system

1. operating system (communication) (computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services


Broader (hypernym)computer software, package, software, software package, software program, software system

Narrower (hyponym)disk operating system, DOS, UNIX, UNIX operating system, UNIX system, Windows

Part holonymexecutive program, supervisor, supervisory program

Part meronymplatform

Domain categorycomputer science, computing

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