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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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While there are plenty of people who are angry about the legal situation that SCO, IBM, Novell, and Red Hat are embroiled in, no one is saying that OpenServer and UnixWare are not rock-solid Unixes. SCO has to keep it that way.
Exactly which Unixes will live and which will go the way of all flesh remains to be seen.
Vision 5.0 runs on Windows 95, 98, NT and most Unixes. Founded in 1980, Unify began in the RDBMS market, with the Accell fourth generation language following shortly afterwards.