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FLOSS (uncountable)

  1. (computing) Abbreviation of free/libre/open source software.
    Coordinate terms: FOSS, OSS
    • 2019, Brian Fitzgerald, Audris Mockus, Minghui Zhou, Towards Engineering Free/Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS) Ecosystems for Impact and Sustainability, Springer (→ISBN), page 121:
      FLOSS has proven to be an extremely valuable tool for accelerating research in various fields of IT and engineering in order to address the needs of society in the future.

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