Sell also: arrangement, organisation, organization, scheme
• Noun: a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole; example: "a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going"
• Noun: instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; examples: "he bought a new stereo system", "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"
• Noun: 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"
• Noun: a procedure or process for obtaining an objective; example: "they had to devise a system that did not depend on cooperation"
• Noun: a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts; example: "the body has a system of organs for digestion"
• Noun: 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"
• Noun: (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"
• Noun: the living body considered as made up of interdependent components forming a unified whole; example: "exercise helped him get the alcohol out of his system"
• Noun: 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"
The Commonwealth of Kentucky has a judicial system, and this system needs a lot of repair. Therefore, there is no need for Kentucky to start building another judicial system within the system, that we already have.
A corporation is organized as a system - it has this department, that department, that department... they don't have any meaning separately; they only can function together. And also the body is a system. Society is a system in some sense. And so on.
I'm going to be working the next 25 or 30 years. People like me, if we want, number one, for no benefit reductions for our parents and our grandparents, number two, for the system to survive and exist for us, and, more importantly, number three, for the system to exist for us children, we are going to have to make reforms to that system.
A child who is protected from all controversial ideas is as vulnerable as a child who is protected from every germ. The infection, when it comes- and it will come- may overwhelm the system, be it the immune system or the belief system.
Canada evolved within the British Empire: it inherited the Parliamentary system, the Cabinet system and all the other features of the British constitutional system which had been in place, for the most part, for several centuries before Canada was even thought of.
But that is the only thing that slows me down is the system. No one, two or three was big enough to slow me down, only the system. It was the system that slowed me down to make my numbers fall. Not because I am older.
The system is the work of art; the visual work of art is the proof of the System. The visual aspect can't be understood without understanding the system. It isn't what it looks like but what it is that is of basic importance.
The system becomes logically closed when each of the logical implications which can be derived from any one proposition within the system finds its statement in another proposition in the same system.
Thought once awakened does not again slumber; unfolds itself into a System of Thought; grows, in man after man, generation after generation, - till its full stature is reached, and such System of Thought can grow no farther, but must give place to another.
I do not believe that the Social Security system is in crisis. The Social Security Administration itself recently reported that the system is able to pay full benefits as they are defined today until at least 2042.
Is the system going to flatten you out and deny you your humanity, or are you going to be able to make use of the system to the attainment of human purposes?
What we see today is an American economy that has boomed because of policies and developments of the 1950s and '60s: the interstate-highway system, massive funding for science and technology, a public-education system that was the envy of the world and generous immigration policies.
There's no other company that could make a MacBook Air and the reason is that not only do we control the hardware, but we control the operating system. And it is the intimate interaction between the operating system and the hardware that allows us to do that. There is no intimate interaction between Windows and a Dell notebook.
The system is that there is no system. That doesn't mean we don't have process. Apple is a very disciplined company, and we have great processes. But that's not what it's about. Process makes you more efficient.
The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds.
The administration in my view is once again manufacturing a crisis. There is no crisis in the Social Security system. The system is not on the verge of bankruptcy.
The market system requires that people be committed and willing to work hard. Inherent with that is what I call a merit system, which I think gives people the greatest opportunity.
We are confronting a situation in which the Administration, in my view, is once again manufacturing a crisis. There is no crisis in the Social Security system. The system is not on the verge of bankruptcy.
You can't come out on a record dissing the system and be on a label that's connected to the system.
The Moon and Mars were the two most likely candidates for life in the solar system; what exists beyond our solar system is mere guesswork.