POSIX

Definitions

General Science

  • noun an IEEE standard that defines a set of services provided by an operating system.

Computing

  • noun the IEEE standard that defines software that can be easily ported between hardware platforms.
  • acronym forportable operating system interface

Electronics

  • Abbreviation of Portable operating System Interface for UNIX. A set of ISO and IEEE standards aimed at making applications portable between platforms, especially between UNIX systems and others.
  • acronym forPortable Operating System Interface for UNIX
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