Noun Concept
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operating system  OS  Desktop OS  Commodity operating systems  Computer operating sysem
(computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services WordNet 3.0
An operating system is system software that manages computer hardware, software resources, and provides common services for computer programs. Wikipedia
Computer system software that manages the hardware and software of a computer Wikipedia Disambiguation
Software that manages computer hardware resources Wikidata
A set of computer programs that provides basic functionality, manages the hardware and software resources of a computer, and serves as a platform for all application software. OmegaWiki
Software that controls the allocation and usage of hardware resources such as memory, CPU time, disk space, and input and output devices. Wiktionary
Software which controls computer. Wiktionary (translation)