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Synonyms for system





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Synonyms for system

an organized array of individual elements and parts forming and working as a unit

a usually large entity composed of interconnected parts


the approach used to do something

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Synonyms for system

(physical chemistry) a sample of matter in which substances in different phases are in equilibrium

a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts

a procedure or process for obtaining an objective

the living body considered as made up of interdependent components forming a unified whole

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an ordered manner

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