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English noun: os

1. os (body) a mouth or mouthlike opening

Broader (hypernym)opening, orifice, porta

2. Os (substance) a hard brittle blue-grey or blue-black metallic element that is one of the platinum metals; the heaviest metal known

Synonymsatomic number 76, osmium

Broader (hypernym)metal, metallic element

3. OS (communication) (computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services

Synonymsoperating system

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

4. OS (body) the left eye

Synonymsoculus sinister

Broader (hypernym)eye, oculus, optic

5. os (body) rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates


Broader (hypernym)connective tissue

Narrower (hyponym)anklebone, arcus zygomaticus, astragal, astragalus, bare bone, bonelet, braincase, brainpan, breastbone, calcaneus, calvaria, cannon bone, carpal, carpal bone, cartilage bone, centrum, cheekbone, clavicle, coccyx, collarbone, corpus sternum, costa, cranium, cuboid bone, dentin, dentine, ethmoid, ethmoid bone, fetter bone, fishbone, furcula, gladiolus, heelbone, hipbone, hyoid, hyoid bone, ilium, innominate bone, ischial bone, ischium, jaw, jugal bone, lacrimal bone, long bone, malar, malar bone, manubrium, marrowbone, membrane bone, metacarpal, metacarpal bone, metatarsal, modiolus, nasal, nasal bone, occiput, os breve, os hyoideum, os ischii, os longum, os nasale, os palatinum, os pubis, os sesamoideum, os sphenoidale, os tarsi fibulare, os temporale, os zygomaticum, ossicle, ossiculum, palatine, palatine bone, pastern, phalanx, pubic bone, pubis, ramus, rib, round bone, sacrum, scapula, sesamoid, sesamoid bone, short bone, shoulder blade, shoulder bone, sinciput, skull, skullcap, sphenoid, sphenoid bone, splint bone, sternum, sutural bone, tail bone, talus, tarsal, tarsal bone, temporal bone, tooth, turbinal, turbinate, turbinate bone, tympanic bone, vertebra, vomer, Wormian bone, wrist bone, xiphoid process, zygoma, zygomatic, zygomatic arch, zygomatic bone

Part holonymbone cell, bone marrow, condyle, coronoid process, ground substance, intercellular substance, lamella, marrow, matrix, processus coronoideus, socket

Part meronymendoskeleton

Substance holonymbone, collagen, osseous tissue

Substance meronymhorn

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