UNIX


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Translations
References in periodicals archive ?
Solutions like Data|WARE Workstation for the UNIX environment--working with the robust features of the MULTI Drive--provide a non-changing, reliable archiving media needed to meet obligations for critical information and deliver higher performance than ever before.
Windows Services for UNIX is Microsoft's latest suite of platform interoperability solutions, including Telnet, NFS, and NIS Administration.
Both the Common UNIX Printing System and PDQ allow MINOLTA-QMS to enable device-specific features, such as paper input trays or duplex printing options, by providing PostScript Printer Description (PPD) files to the CUPS or PDQ environments.
The validation efforts signal that Caldera can support customers running Oracle, and Oracle can support customers running on Open UNIX 8, worldwide.
Caldera's release of these products demonstrates our desire to lift the strengths of Linux and incorporate them with the many well-known strengths of UNIX," said Ransom Love, chief executive officer of Caldera.