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System

Sys´tem
n.1.An assemblage of objects arranged in regular subordination, or after some distinct method, usually logical or scientific; a complete whole of objects related by some common law, principle, or end; a complete exhibition of essential principles or facts, arranged in a rational dependence or connection; a regular union of principles or parts forming one entire thing; as, a system of philosophy; a system of government; a system of divinity; a system of botany or chemistry; a military system; the solar system.
2.Hence, the whole scheme of created things regarded as forming one complete plan of whole; the universe.
3.Regular method or order; formal arrangement; plan; as, to have a system in one's business.
4.(Mus.) The collection of staves which form a full score. See Score, n.
5.(Biol.) An assemblage of parts or organs, either in animal or plant, essential to the performance of some particular function or functions which as a rule are of greater complexity than those manifested by a single organ; as, the capillary system, the muscular system, the digestive system, etc.; hence, the whole body as a functional unity.
6.(Zool.) One of the stellate or irregular clusters of intimately united zooids which are imbedded in, or scattered over, the surface of the common tissue of many compound ascidians.
Block system
etc. See under Block, Conservative, etc.
Noun1.system - a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole; "a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going"
Synonyms: scheme
2.system - instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"
3.system - a complex of methods or rules governing behavior; "they have to operate under a system they oppose"; "that language has a complex system for indicating gender"
Synonyms: system of rules
4.system - a procedure or process for obtaining an objective; "they had to devise a system that did not depend on cooperation"
5.system - a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts; "the body has a system of organs for digestion"
6.system - an organized structure for arranging or classifying; "he changed the arrangement of the topics"; "the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original"; "he tried to understand their system of classification"
7.system - (physical chemistry) a sample of matter in which substances in different phases are in equilibrium; "in a static system oil cannot be replaced by water on a surface"; "a system generating hydrogen peroxide"
8.system - the living body considered as made up of interdependent components forming a unified whole; "exercise helped him get the alcohol out of his system"
9.system - an ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized; "his compulsive organization was not an endearing quality"; "we can't do it unless we establish some system around here"
1.system - The supervisor program or operating system on a computer.
2.system - The entire computer system, including input/output devices, the supervisor program or operating system and possibly other software.
3.system - Any large program.
4.system - Any method or algorithm.
Anschauung, Copernican universe, Einsteinian universe, MO, Newtonian universe, Ptolemaic universe, aggregation, algorithm, all, all being, all creation, allness, anality, angle, angle of vision, apple-pie order, approach, arrangement, array, attack, basis, blueprint, blueprinting, body-build, brand, calculation, cast, character, characteristic, characteristics, charting, combination, complex, complexion, composition, conception, concord, constituents, constitution, contrivance, cosmos, course, crasis, created nature, created universe, creation, deployment, design, device, dharma, diathesis, discipline, disposal, disposition, enterprise, entity, envisagement, ethos, everything that is, expanding universe, eye, fashion, fiber, figuring, fine fettle, footing, foresight, forethought, form, formation, frame, frame of reference, framework, game, genius, good condition, good shape, good trim, grain, graphing, ground plan, group, guidelines, guise, habit, harmony, hue, humor, humors, idea, ilk, integral, integrate, intention, kind, layout, light, line, line of action, lines, lineup, long-range plan, macrocosm, macrocosmos, makeup, manner, manner of working, mapping, marshaling, master plan, means, megacosm, mental outlook, mesh, metagalaxy, method, methodicalness, methodology, mode, mode of operation, mode of procedure, modus, modus operandi, mold, nature, neatness, network, omneity, operations research, order, orderliness, outlook, pattern, peace, physique, place, plan, planning, planning function, plenum, point of view, position, practice, prearrangement, proceeding, process, program, program of action, property, proportion, pulsating universe, quality, quiet, quietude, rationalization, reference system, regard, respect, routine, schedule, schema, schematism, schematization, scheme, scheme of arrangement, set, set-up, setup, side, sidereal universe, sight, situation, slant, somatotype, sort, spirit, stamp, stand, standpoint, steady-state universe, strategic plan, strategy, streak, stripe, structure, style, suchness, sum, sum of things, symmetry, systematicness, systematization, tack, tactical plan, tactics, technique, temper, temperament, tendency, tenor, the big picture, the drill, the how, the picture, the way of, tidiness, tone, totality, totality of being, tranquillity, trimness, type, uniformity, universe, vein, view, viewpoint, way, whole wide world, wide world, wise, working plan, world, world without end
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