DOS

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See also: dos, DoS, dós, dōs, do's, -dos, d'os, and d'ô

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DOS

  1. (computing) Acronym of Disk Operating System., especially: a collective term for disk(ette)-based operating systems (PC-DOS, MS-DOS, DR-DOS, Novell DOS, FreeDOS) available for IBM and IBM-compatible personal computers from the early 1980's, although the term was used before then to refer to any disk-based operating system (such as the Data General "Diskette Operating System" for their minicomputers, or for the TRS-80 DOS used when the computer was upgraded from cassette data storage to diskette).

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DOS

  1. (military) Date(s) of service
  2. (military) Date of separation
  3. (US) Department of State
  4. (sciences) Density of states

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