Definition: An Operating System is a computer program that manages the resources of a computer. It accepts keyboard or mouse inputs from users and displays the results of the actions and allows the user to run applications, or communicate with other computers via networked connections.
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Alternate Spellings: OS, O.S.
Examples:Despite running five applications simultaneously the Operating System responded immediately to mouse clicks.