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Unix

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

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