Associations to the word «Os»


OS, noun. (UK) an Ordnance Survey map.
OS, noun. (software) operating system
OS, noun. (rare) (medicine) Bone.
OS, noun. (rare) A mouth; an opening.
OS, noun. In particular, either end of the cervix, internal (to the uterus) or external (to the vagina).
OS, noun. An osar or esker.
OS, noun. Plural of o
OS, symbol. (element symbol) Symbol for osmium.
OS, noun. Plural of O
OS CLITORIDIS, noun. (zoology) The baubellum.
OS CLITORIS, noun. (zoology) Alternative form of os clitoridis (based on differences in declension of the New Latin word clitoris)
OS COXAE, noun. The pelvis.
OS PENIS, noun. (zoology) The baculum.
OS X, abbreviation. Mac OS X

Dictionary definition

OS, noun. A mouth or mouthlike opening.
OS, noun. A hard brittle blue-grey or blue-black metallic element that is one of the platinum metals; the heaviest metal known.
OS, noun. (computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services.
OS, noun. The left eye.
OS, noun. Rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats