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system

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  • A system is a set of interacting or interdependent components forming an integrated whole.
  • Every system is delineated by its spatial and temporal boundaries, surrounded and influenced by its environment, described by its structure and purpose and expressed in its functioning.
  • Fields that study the general properties of systems include systems science, systems theory, systems modeling, systems engineering, cybernetics, dynamical systems, thermodynamics, complex systems, system analysis and design and systems architecture.
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    Definition of system in English Dictionary

  • NounPLsystems
    1. A collection of organized things; a whole composed of relationships among its members.
      1. There are eight planets in the solar system. ‎
    2. A method or way of organizing or planning.
      1. Many people believed communism was a good system until the breakup of the Soviet Union. ‎
      2. Don't want to grow old too fast / Don't want to let the system get me down / I've got to find a way to make the good times last / And if you'll show me how, I'm ready now
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    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • We also studied the female internal system for a species in the subgenus Aphaenops (Cerbaphaenops), and two species belonging to two other genera, one endogean (Geotrechus) and one epigean (Trechus).
      • Although she detested her client, the taxi rank system meant she had no choice but to take the case.
      • Our current system is retraumatising children and therefore represents a breach in our duties under the Geneva conventions.
    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • I have been swamped with paperwork ever since they started using the new system.
      • In humans, SOX9 haploinsufficiency causes campomelic dysplasia (CD, MIM #114290), a syndrome showing partial XY sex reversal and defects in the development of the reproductive and skeletal systems.
      • We had to reenter a day's worth of data into the system.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
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    Grammatically, this word "system" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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