Google and Apple provide almost 90 percent of the operating systems for smart phones.
Sales in 2012 were $443 billion, and operating income was $15.766 billion, a margin of about 3.5 percent.
About 50 lawyers from six other regions take part, operating in shifts.
ISIS forces are operating in smaller groups and inside the civilian population to avoid being spotted from the sky.
Instead, our operating systems have moved away from sharing and toward ownership.
However, you seem to forget you were operating a still illegally.
In the movement to and from the operating room, the door stood open for a moment.
You visit the operating room with its fullest set of surgical appliances.
All the time I was sitting waiting, I kept thinking that it was you who were operating!
When it comes to issuing orders in the operating and transportation department, I have no authority whatever.
c.1600, "to be in effect," back-formation from operation, or else from Latin operatus, past participle of operari "to work, labor, toil, take pains" (in Late Latin "to have effect, be active, cause"). Surgical sense is first attested 1799. Meaning "to work machinery" is from 1864 in American English. Related: Operated; operating. Operating system in the computer sense is from 1961.
operate op·er·ate (ŏp'ə-rāt')
v. op·er·at·ed, op·er·at·ing, op·er·ates
To perform surgery.