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1. system [ n ] a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
Examples: "a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going"

Used in print:

(Handbook of Federal Aids to Communities. U.S. Dep...)

The system is composed of three credit services , Federal_Land_Banks and National_Farm_Loan_Associations , Federal_Intermediate ( short-term ) Credit_Banks , and Banks_for_Cooperatives .

This system provides long - and short-term credit to farmers and their cooperative marketing , purchasing , and business service organizations .

As a source of investment capital , the system is beneficial to local communities and encourages the development of industries in rural_areas .

The credit provdied by the first two services in the system outlined above is primarily for general agricultural purposes .

(M. Yokoyama et al., "Chemical and serological...)

In the present work whole sera have been fractionated by chromatography on DEAE-cellulose using single gradients similar to those described by Sober and Peterson , and certain chemical and serological properties of the fractions containing antibodies of the ABO and Rh systems have been described .

Synonyms system scheme Related Terms group body network economy solar_system subsystem machinery social_organization syntax dragnet nonlinear_system water_system organism ecosystem judiciary shebang language_system root_system hierarchy

2. system [ n ] instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
Examples: "he bought a new stereo system" "the unit consists of a motor and a small computer"

Used in print:

(The Christian Science Monitor,...)

You will need a stereo music system , with speakers preferably placed at_least seven or eight feet apart , and one or more of the new London `` Phase 4 '' records .

Pass_in_Review practically guarantees enjoyment , and is a dramatic demonstration of the potentialities of any stereo music system .

(James A. Ibers et al., "Proton magnetic resonance...)

The magnetic_resonance absorption was detected by employing a Varian model **f broad line spectrometer and the associated 12 - inch electromagnet system .

(Francis J. Johnston and John E. Willard, "The...)

Matheson highest purity tank chlorine was passed through a tube of resublimed * * f into an evacuated Pyrex system where it was condensed with liquid_air .

This chlorine carbon_tetrachloride solution was illuminated for a day following which the flask was resealed onto a vacuum system and the excess chlorine distilled off .

Synonyms system unit Related Terms instrumentality network communication_system maze hookup audio_system ventilation production_line inertial_guidance_system lockage computer_system data_system etd control_system network selsyn solar_thermal_system scaffolding propulsion_system eds guidance_device resonator lubricating_system shipboard_system synchromesh sprinkler_system mechanical_system navigational_system electronic_network containment exhaust security_system drainage_system module infrastructure

3. system [ n ] a complex of methods or rules governing behavior
Examples: "they have to operate under a system they oppose" "that language has a complex system for indicating gender"

Used in print:

(The Atlanta Constitution...)

Five per_cent of the voters in each county must sign petitions requesting that the Republicans be allowed to place names of candidates on the general_election ballot , or The Republicans must hold a primary under the county unit system - a system which the party opposes in its platform .

Five per_cent of the voters in each county must sign petitions requesting that the Republicans be allowed to place names of candidates on the general_election ballot , or The Republicans must hold a primary under the county unit system - a system which the party opposes in its platform .

(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)

Almost daily something is reported which feeds this Catholic hope in England : statistics of the increasing numbers of converts and Irish Catholic immigrants ; news of a Protestant minister in Leamington who has offered to allow a Catholic priest to preach from his pulpit ; a report that a Catholic nun had been requested to teach in a non-Catholic secondary_school during the sickness of one of its masters ; the startling statement in a respectable periodical that `` Catholics , if the present system is still in_operation , will constitute almost one-third of the House_of_Lords in the next generation '' ; a report that 200 Protestant clergymen and laity attended a votive Mass offered for Christian unity at a Catholic_church in Slough during the Church Unity Octave .

(Joyce O. Hertzler, American Social Institutions;...)

The insuperable reward systems that most religions embody have great motivating effects .

(Philip Jos‚ Farmer, The Lovers....)

The system of indicating gender varied according to tense .

Synonyms system system_of_rules Related Terms method program government theology discipline point_system accounting merit_system logic spoils_system gambling_system organon ethic honor_system frame_of_reference

4. system [ n ] a procedure or process for obtaining an objective
Examples: "they had to devise a system that did not depend on cooperation"

Used in print:

(Bonnie Prudden, "The Dancer and the Gymnast"...)

Parents should be informed about this system and encouraged to do the same with the whole family at home .

(Harry H. Hull, "The Normal Forces and Their Ther...)

A system had_to be used which did not depend_upon the feeding of the fluid into the manometer if measurements of the normal pressure were to be made in a reasonable time .

(Francis J. Johnston and John E. Willard, "The...)

It should be possible to prepare very pure chlorine by oxidation of inorganic chlorides on a vacuum system followed by multiple distillation of the liquid .

(Edwin L. Bigelow and Nancy H. Otis,...)

The 1946 town_meeting voted to have the Selectmen appoint a committee to investigate and report on the feasibility of some system of sewage_disposal and a disposal_plant to serve Manchester_Center , Depot , and Way_'s_Lane .

Synonyms system Related Terms plan_of_action credit_system legal_system promotion_system pricing_system

5. system [ n ] a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts
Examples: "the body has a system of organs for digestion"

Used in print:

(E. Gellhorn, "Prolegomena to a theory of the emotions"...)

It seems to follow that by_and_large an antagonism exists between the paleo - and the neocortex as_far_as emotional reactivity is concerned , and that the balance between the two systems determines the emotional responsiveness of the organism .

This explains the beneficial effect of electroshock_therapy in certain depressions and a shift in the reaction from hypo - to normal reactivity of the sympathetic system as shown by the Mecholyl_test .

The feeding pain antagonism seems to be based on this reciprocal relation between the tropho - and ergotropic systems .

In our attempt to interpret the emotions in their physiological and pathological range , we emphasized the importance of the degree of activity of the parasympathetic and sympathetic divisions of the hypothalamic system and their influence on the inhibitory and excitatory systems , respectively .

In our attempt to interpret the emotions in their physiological and pathological range , we emphasized the importance of the degree of activity of the parasympathetic and sympathetic divisions of the hypothalamic system and their influence on the inhibitory and excitatory systems , respectively .

Synonyms system Related Terms body_part tract nervous_system respiratory_system muscular_structure central_nervous_system immune_system res peripheral_nervous_system musculoskeletal_system urinary_system vascular_system sensory_system reproductive_system skeleton integumentary_system digestive_system mps endocrine_system apparatus_urogenitalis frame venation articulatory_system

6. system [ n ] an organized structure for arranging or classifying
Examples: "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"

Used in print:

(S. Idell Pyle, et al., Onsets, Completions, and...)

The numbering system used in Tables 1 and 2 and Figures 1 and 2 was continued for the 21 growth centers .

(Joyce O. Hertzler, American Social Institutions;...)

The value-system of a community or society is always correlated with , and to a degree dependent upon , a more_or_less shared system of religious_beliefs and convictions .

Closely related to this function is the fact that the religious system provides a body of ultimate ends for the society , which are compatible with the supreme eternal ends .

Durkheim noted long_ago that religion as `` a unified system of beliefs and practices relative to sacred things - unite [ s ] into one single moral community - all those who adhere to them '' .

(Edwin L. Bigelow and Nancy H. Otis,...)

The old Morse system was replaced locally by the Simplex modern automatic method in 1929 , when Ellamae_Heckman ( Wilcox ) was manager of the Western_Union office .

Synonyms system organization arrangement organisation Related Terms structure design distribution calendar living_arrangement coordinate_system data_structure lattice genetic_map contrivance classification_system organize systematize

7. system [ n ] (physical chemistry) a sample of matter in which substances in different phases are in equilibrium
Examples: "in a static system oil cannot be replaced by water on a surface" "a system generating hydrogen peroxide"

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(Harry H. Hull, "The Normal Forces and Their Ther...)

If * * f is the change per unit volume in Gibbs function caused by the shear field at constant P and T , and �r is the density of the fluid , then the total potential_energy of the system above the reference height is * * f .

The total volume of the system above the reference height is * * f , and h can be eliminated to obtain an equation for the total potential_energy of the system in_terms_of H .

The total volume of the system above the reference height is * * f , and h can be eliminated to obtain an equation for the total potential_energy of the system in_terms_of H .

(Jay C. Harris and John R. Van Wazer, "Detergent...)

In an essentially static system , an oil cannot be replaced by water on a surface unless the interfacial_tensions of the water phase are reduced by a surface-active_agent .

(Jacob Robbins et al., "The thyroid-stimulating...)

However , the formation of organically bound iodine , mainly mono-iodotyrosine , can be accomplished in cell-free systems .

Synonyms system Related Terms substance physical_chemistry

8. system [ n ] the living body considered as made up of interdependent components forming a unified whole
Examples: "exercise helped him get the alcohol out of his system"

Used in print:

(Jack Kaplan, "The Health Machine Menace: Therapy by...)

And there was the case of Tom_Hepker , a machinist , who was referred by a friend to a health machine quack who treated him with a so-called diagnostic machine for what Doctor_Fraud said was a system full of arsenic and strychnine .

Synonyms system Related Terms live_body

9. system [ n ] an ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized
Examples: "his compulsive organization was not an endearing quality" "we can't do it unless we establish some system around here"

Synonyms organization system organisation Related Terms orderliness organize systematize

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