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Definitions of system:
  • noun:   instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    Example: "He bought a new stereo system"
  • noun:   the living body considered as made up of interdependent components forming a unified whole
    Example: "Exercise helped him get the alcohol out of his system"
  • noun:   a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts
    Example: "The body has a system of organs for digestion"
  • noun:   a complex of methods or rules governing behavior
    Example: "They have to operate under a system they oppose"
  • noun:   a procedure or process for obtaining an objective
    Example: "They had to devise a system that did not depend on cooperation"
  • noun:   a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    Example: "A vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going"
  • noun:   (physical chemistry) a sample of matter in which substances in different phases are in equilibrium
    Example: "In a static system oil cannot be replaced by water on a surface"
  • noun:   an ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized
    Example: "We can't do it unless we establish some system around here"
  • noun:   an organized structure for arranging or classifying
    Example: "He tried to understand their system of classification"

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