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[mass noun] An operating system used for mobile devices manufactured by Apple Inc.[as modifier] ‘both the iPod touch and the iPad are iOS devices’
- ‘For my part, I like Apple's approach to the iOS platform.’
- ‘Expecting developers to design iOS interfaces for three screen sizes seems a bit hard to swallow, too.’
- ‘Having a solid understanding of the evolution of Mac OS and iOS will be a challenge.’
- ‘Certain software elements, like iOS, were not availabe.’
- ‘They are intended to be read only from the iBooks app on an iOS device.’
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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