There are 2 main definitions of DoS in English:

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DoS 1

abbreviation

Computing
Denial of service.
Example sentences
  • We have proved that this vulnerability can be easily exploited and can be used to DoS almost any SMTP service on the Internet.
  • This is the second attempt to tack a DoS extension onto the Computer Misuse Act.
  • Bombs and bullets kill people; computer viruses and DoS attacks merely irritate us.

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Syllabification: DoS

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DOS 2

Pronunciation: /dôs/

abbreviation

Computing
Disk operating system, an operating system originally developed for IBM personal computers.

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Syllabification: DOS

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