(Stratus Technologies, Maynard, MA, www.stratus.com) A manufacturer of fault-tolerant computers founded in 1980. It supports both the VOS and FTX Unix operating systems on its XA/R line of i860-based systems. Its earlier XA/2000 line was Motorola 68K based. The next line of systems, dubbed the Continuum series, uses HP's PA-RISC architecture.
Origin of stratus
From Latin strātuspast participle ofsternereto stretch, extendster-2 in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Stratus Sentence Examples
The Athenians failed in an expedition to Chalcidice under Xenophon, while the Spartan Cnemus with Chaonian and Epirot allies was repulsed from Stratus, capital of Acarnania,.
Its most populous region was the plain of the Achelous, commanded by the principal town Stratus; communication with the coast was impeded by mountain ridges and lagoons.
A dull, misty day with extensive low stratus.
Trish starred in Trish Stratus - 100% Stratusfaction in 2003.
Trish Stratus and the other celebrity participants will be joining the ranks as reserve officers of the Muncie city police department.