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network

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establishment

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

a usually large entity composed of interconnected parts

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the approach used to do something

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(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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It was pleasant in the summer forenoons -- when the fervent heat, that almost liquefied the rest of the human family, merely communicated a genial warmth to their half torpid systems -- it was pleasant to hear them chatting in the back entry, a row of them all tipped against the wall, as usual; while the frozen witticisms of past generations were thawed out, and came bubbling with laughter from their lips.
Its experience is an unanswerable indictment of our system of protecting inventors.
This form of Socialism has, moreover, been worked out into complete systems.
There was no system whatever in swindling me out of a penny -- a clear fraud of fifty per cent -- no method in any respect.
He entered upon each system with a little thrill of excitement, expecting to find in each some guide by which he could rule his conduct; he felt himself like a traveller in unknown countries and as he pushed forward the enterprise fascinated him; he read emotionally, as other men read pure literature, and his heart leaped as he discovered in noble words what himself had obscurely felt.
The historians tell us with naive assurance that its causes were the wrongs inflicted on the Duke of Oldenburg, the nonobservance of the Continental System, the ambition of Napoleon, the firmness of Alexander, the mistakes of the diplomatists, and so on.
The ferry system between Oakland and San Francisco is the worst one-horse concern in the United States.
The atmosphere for drinking was not present, and in my system there was no organic need for alcohol.
I shall develop the inevitability of the breakdown of the capitalist system, and I shall demonstrate mathematically why it must break down.
They have not yet settled down into a single system.
This last, one of the least important of the entire solar system, we call the Moon; and it is she whom the daring genius of the Americans professed their intention of conquering.
Thus we see that when organic beings are placed under new and unnatural conditions, and when hybrids are produced by the unnatural crossing of two species, the reproductive system, independently of the general state of health, is affected by sterility in a very similar manner.
Patriotism consists in a brief impulse of forgetfulness of self and self-interest, while Christianity is a complete system of opposition to the depraved tendencies of mankind.
A piece of matter, as it is known empirically, is not a single existing thing, but a system of existing things.
Where the land with serf-labor and good management gave a yield of nine to one, on the half-crop system it yields three to one.