operating system

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  • (UK) IPA (key): /ˈɒpəˌreɪtɪŋ ˌsɪstəm/
  • (US) enPR: ŏp′ə-rāt'ĭng sĭs'təm, IPA (key): /ˈɑpəˌreɪtɪŋ ˌsɪstəm/
  • Hyphenation: op‧er‧at‧ing sys‧tem


operating system

  1. (software) An operating system is a system software that controls the use of computer hardware and software resources.