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

POSIX Portable Operating System for unIX (OS, IEEE 1003, ISO 9945, PASC, Unix)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

Portable Operating System Interface POSIX (POSIX) A set of IEEE standards designed to provide application portability between Unix variants. IEEE 1003.1 defines a Unix-like operating system interface, IEEE 1003.2 defines the shell and utilities and IEEE 1003.4 defines real-time extensions. ["More UNIX For Dummies", ISBN: 1-56884-361-5] says it stands for "Portable Operating System Interface with an X thrown in to make it sound cooler." (1997-12-04)