system

n.
group of items serving a common purpose

1) an air-conditioning; amplifying; brake; data-processing; filing; guidance; heating; highway (AE), motorway (BE), road; intercommunication; life-support; number; public-address; railroad (AE), railway (BE); sprinkler; steering; transit (esp. AE), transport (esp. BE)

form of organization, principles pertaining to a form of organization

system

2) a capitalist; caste; communist; Copernican; economic; educational, school; electoral; governmental; hierarchical; honor; merit; multiparty; one-party; patronage; philosophical; political; quota; seniority; socialist; spoils; two-party system

3) (colloq.) (AE) a buddy system

4) under a system (under our political system)

5) (misc.) to beat the system ('to circumvent established procedures')

group of items forming a unified whole in nature

6) an ecosystem; mountain; river; solar system

functionally related group of bodily elements or structures

7) the cardiovascular; central nervous; circulatory; digestive; excretory; genito-urinary; immune; reproductive; respiratory system

classification
type of measurement

8) a decimal; metric; monetary; taxonomic system

group of substances in or approaching equilibrium

(chemistry)

9) a binary; ternary system

set of meteorological conditions

10) a high-pressure; low-pressure system

procedure

11) the touch system (of typing)

elements that allow the operation of a computer

12) to boot up; reboot a system

13) a disk operating, operating system

misc.

14) systems analysis; systems theory

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['sɪstɪm]
Copernican
amplifying
central nervous
circulatory
communist
data-processing
digestive
economic
educational
electoral
excretory
genito-urinary
governmental
hierarchical
intercommunication
life-support
low-pressure system
low-pressure system
metric
monetary
multiparty
one-party
philosophical
political
public-address
reboot a system
reproductive
respiratory system
socialist
solar system
sprinkler
taxonomic system
ternary system
two system party system
systems theory
highway (AE)
railroad (AE) . railway (BE)
transit (esp. AE)
transport (esp. BE)
(colloq.) (AE) a buddy system
['classification'] ['type of measurement'] a decimal
['elements that allow the operation of a computer'] to boot up
['form of organization, principles pertaining to a form of organization'] a capitalist
['functionally related group of bodily elements or structures'] the cardiovascular
['group of items forming a unified whole in nature'] an ecosystem
['group of items serving a common purpose'] an air-conditioning
['group of substances in or approaching equilibrium'] (chemistry) a binary
['misc. '] systems analysis
['set of meteorological conditions'] a high-pressure
a disk operating
(misc.) to beat the system ('to circumvent established procedures')
['procedure'] the touch system (of typing)
under a system (under our political system)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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