UNIX

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Unix

or UNIX  (yo͞o′nĭks)
A trademark for a computer operating system that allows multiple simultaneous users.

UNIX

(ˈjuːnɪks)
n
(Computer Science) a multi-user multitasking operating system found on many types of computer

UNIX

(ˈyu nɪks)
Trademark. a multiuser, multitasking computer operating system.
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Noun1.UNIX - trademark for a powerful operating system
operating system, OS - (computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services
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which had developed the PowerPC chip, ending joint development of the PowerOpen Unix operating system.
For example, sponsor-level membership in PowerOpen (whose main goal is to foster rapid porting of software to the PowerPC environment) requires $250,000 in annual dues.
PowerOpen support both Macintosh and UNIX application software, offering a version of the UNIX system that will give users access to many AIX-compatible and Macintosh applications.
PowerPC is the hardware portion of what the three companies call PowerOpen - a system which will allow Apple and IBM applications to be used on PowerPCs.