Definition of iOS in English:


Line breaks: iOS
Pronunciation: /ʌɪəʊˈɛs


[mass noun] ( trademark in the UK)
An operating system used for mobile devices manufactured by Apple Inc. [as modifier]: both the iPod touch and the iPad are iOS devices
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  • Having a solid understanding of the evolution of Mac OS and iOS will be a challenge.
  • They are intended to be read only from the iBooks app on an iOS device.
  • For my part, I like Apple's approach to the iOS platform.


early 21st century: from i- as in iPod and other products manufactured by Apple Inc. and an abbreviation of operating system.

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