Associations to the word «System»


SYSTEM, noun. A collection of organized things; a whole composed of relationships among its members.
SYSTEM, noun. (mathematics) A set of equations involving the same variables, which are to be solved simultaneously.
SYSTEM, noun. (medicine) The body organs that contribute to a vegetative function.
SYSTEM, noun. (music) A set of staffs that indicate instruments or sounds that are to be played simultaneously.
SYSTEM, noun. A method or way of organizing or planning.
SYSTEM, noun. (derogatory) In the system: the mainstream culture, elites, or government of a state, or a combination of them, seen as oppressive to the individual.
SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE, noun. The conceptual model that defines the behavior, structure, and more views of a system
SYSTEM ARCHITECTURES, noun. Plural of system architecture
SYSTEM OF EQUATIONS, noun. (mathematics) a set of equations required to be met simultaneously or considered as a whole
SYSTEM OPERATOR, noun. (computing) A person who overseas the day-to-day operation of a computer system
SYSTEM PULL, adjective. (computing) (jargon) A new computer part that has been removed from an unused, assembled system.
SYSTEM PULL, adjective. (computing) (jargon) A new computer part that has not been unpacked, but is excess inventory from an end-of-lifed system configuration.
SYSTEM PULL, adjective. (computing) (jargon) A used computer part.
SYSTEM PULL, noun. Such a computer part.
SYSTEM SOFTWARE, noun. (computing) The software associated with an operating system and supporting utilities, database systems etc.

Dictionary definition

SYSTEM, noun. 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".
SYSTEM, noun. A group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole; "a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going".
SYSTEM, noun. (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".
SYSTEM, noun. 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".
SYSTEM, noun. 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".
SYSTEM, noun. A group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts; "the body has a system of organs for digestion".
SYSTEM, noun. A procedure or process for obtaining an objective; "they had to devise a system that did not depend on cooperation".
SYSTEM, noun. The living body considered as made up of interdependent components forming a unified whole; "exercise helped him get the alcohol out of his system".
SYSTEM, noun. 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".

Wise words

A kind word warms a man throughout three winters.
Turkish Proverb