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5 definitions found
 for Joss
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Joss \Joss\ (j[o^]s), n. [Chinese, corrupt. fr. Pg. deos God, L.
     deus.]
     A Chinese household divinity; a Chinese idol. "Critic in jars
     and josses." --Colman (1761).
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Joss house, a Chinese temple or house for the Chinese mode
        of worship.
  
     Joss stick, a reed covered with a paste made of the dust of
        odoriferous woods, or a cylinder made wholly of the paste;
        -- burned by the Chinese before an idol.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  joss
      n 1: a Chinese god worshipped in the form of an idol

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  JOSS
         JOHNNIAC Open Shop System (OS, JOHNNIAC)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  JOSS
         Joint Object Services Submission
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  JOSS
  
     JOHNNIAC Open Shop System.
  

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