Definition of Subsystem

1. Noun. A system that is part of some larger system.

Generic synonyms: Scheme, System



Definition of Subsystem

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of sub-system) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Subsystem

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subsystem

subsuming
subsumption
subsumptions
subsumptive
subsupplier
subsuppliers
subsurface
subsurfaces
subsymbol
subsymbols
subsynchronous
subsynchronous orbit
subsynchronous orbits
subsynchronously
subsyndromal
subsystem (current term)
subsystemic
subsystems
subtab
subtable
subtables
subtabs
subtack
subtacks
subtangent
subtangents
subtartarean
subtask
subtasks
subtaxa

Literary usage of Subsystem

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1. Access EPA: Major EPA Environmental Databases (1994)
"AIRS is comprised of three subsystems: the Air Quality subsystem (AQS); ... A fourth subsystem, the AIRS Area/Mobile Source subsystem (AMS), is presently ..."

2. Guide to Understanding Discretionary Access Control in Trusted Systems by Carole S. Jordan (1987)
"A protected subsystem can be defined as a collection of procedures and data objects that is encapsulated so that the internal structure of a data object is ..."

3. Trusted Network Interpretation Environments Guideline: Guidance for Applying (1994)
"subsystem X can import a message from subsystem Y, but cannot acknowledge receipt of that message, because an exported acknowledgment (labeled TS) cannot be ..."

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