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executive

<operating system> The command interpreter or shell for an operating system. The term is used especially around mainframes and probably derived from UNIVAC's archaic EXEC 2 and current (in 2000) EXEC 8 operating systems.

(2000-08-06)

 


Nearby terms: execute Execute Channel Program execution executive Executive Systems Programming Oriented Language exercise, left as an exhaustive testing
 

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