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Definition of System

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Cascade system Cascade system (Elec.) A system or method of connecting and operating two induction motors so that the primary circuit of one is connected to the secondary circuit of the other, the primary circuit of the latter being connected to the source of supply; also, a system of electric traction in which motors so connected are employed. The cascade system is also called tandem, or concatenated, system; the connection a cascade, tandem, or concatenated, connection, or a concatenation; and the control of the motors so obtained a tandem, or concatenation, control. Note: In the cascade system of traction the cascade connection is used for starting and for low speeds up to half speed. For full speed the short-circuited motor is cut loose from the other motor and is either left idle or (commonly) connected direct to the line.
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System Sys"tem, n. [L. systema, Gr. ?, fr. ? to place together; sy`n with + ? to place: cf. F. syst[`e]me. See Stand.] 1. An assemblage of objects arranged in regular subordination, or after some distinct method, usually logical or scientific; a complete whole of objects related by some common law, principle, or end; a complete exhibition of essential principles or facts, arranged in a rational dependence or connection; a regular union of principles or parts forming one entire thing; as, a system of philosophy; a system of government; a system of divinity; a system of botany or chemistry; a military system; the solar system.

Meaning of System from wikipedia

- expressed in its functioning. Systems are the subjects of study of systems theory and other systems sciences. The term system comes from the Latin word systēma...
- The Solar System is the gravitationally bound system of the Sun and the objects that orbit it. It formed 4.6 billion years ago from the gravitational collapse...
- An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware, software resources, and provides common services for computer programs. Time-sharing...
- The blood circulatory system, is a system of organs that includes the heart, blood vessels, and blood which is circulated throughout the entire body of...
- System of systems is a collection of task-oriented or dedicated systems that pool their resources and capabilities together to create a new, more complex...
- A local exchange trading system (also local employment and trading system or local energy transfer system; abbreviated LETS) is a locally initiated, democratically...
- trademarked as UNIX) is a family of multitasking, multiuser computer operating systems that derive from the original AT&T Unix, whose development started in 1969...
- Android is a mobile operating system based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software, designed primarily for touchscreen...
- Windows is a group of several proprietary graphical operating system families developed and marketed by Microsoft. Each family caters to a certain sector...
- The geographic coordinate system (GCS) is a spherical or ellipsoidal coordinate system for measuring and communicating positions directly on the Earth...