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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A scheme that is part of some larger arrangement.

Usage examples (36)
  • The larger system is the biosphere, and the subsystem is the economy.
  • Thus, the exergy of a subsystem is a measure of its 'distance' from equilibrium.
  • "The larger system is the biosphere, and the subsystem is the human economy," says Daly.
  • The technical, institutional organizations had responsibility for system management; this was called the subsystem, manager scheme. for more
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