instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
an ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized
an organized structure for arranging or classifying
a procedure or process for obtaining an objective
a complex of methods or rules governing behavior
a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts
the living body considered as made up of interdependent components forming a unified whole
(physical chemistry) a sample of matter in which substances in different phases are in equilibrium
a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
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.
Hence, the whole scheme of created things regarded as forming one complete plan of whole; the universe.
Regular method or order; formal arrangement; plan; as, to have a system in one's business.
The collection of staves which form a full score. see score, n.
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.
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.