Pronunciation: /ˈsɪs.təm/ Explain
A system is a
of objects that work together. One example of a system is a computer system.
A computer system is a collection of
hardware and software. The hardware usually includes a CPU (central
processing unit), memory, and a disk drive. The software usually
includes BIOS, an operating system, and application software.
is a set of
objects that when taken together; define the
of the system.
- Systems. NASA Connect. 2/18/2010. http://www.archive.org/details/NasaConnect-Ve-Systems/index.htm.
Cite this article as:
McAdams, David E. System. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/s/system.html.
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
12/10/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup. (McAdams, David E.)
8/7/2018: Changed vocabulary links to WORDLINK format. (McAdams, David E.)
9/15/2008: Added 'More Information'. (McAdams, David E.)
6/7/2008: Corrected spelling. (McAdams, David E.)
7/12/2007: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)