Associations to the word «Dos»


DOS, proper noun. (computing) Acronym of Disk Operating System.; a family of 16-bit text-based operating systems for early IBM personal computers
DOS, noun. Plural of do
DOS, noun. (computing) (Internet) Denial of Service
DOS, noun. (teaching) Director of Studies; someone in charge of the academic side of a school including training teachers and deciding course materials.
DOS A DOS, noun. A move in square dancing in which two dancers face each other, then step forward and left until they have right shoulders adjacent, then move to a position where they are back to back, then move to have left shoulders adjacent, then return to facing each other.
DOS A DOS, noun. (historical) A sofa, open carriage, etc. constructed so that the occupants sit back to back.
DOS A DOS, adverb. Back to back.
DOS AND DON'TS, noun. A set of rules or guidelines that one has to follow in a particular situation.
DOS EXTENDER, noun. (computing) An application which allows software to run in protected mode, even though the host operating system runs only in real mode.
DOS EXTENDERS, noun. Plural of DOS extender
DOS HERMANAS, proper noun. A city of Spain, in the autonomous community of Andalusia about fifteen kilometres south of Seville.

Dictionary definition

DOS, noun. The federal department in the United States that sets and maintains foreign policies; "the Department of State was created in 1789".
DOS, noun. An operating system that is on a disk.

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