isolated system


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isolated system

[′ī·sə‚lād·əd ′sis·təm]
(engineering)
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Marketers absolutely need a tool to manage this function, but it doesn't need to be an isolated system.
If there is an isolated system, small, with data that isn't really shared, and making the needed changes would be messy, time-consuming, and awkward for the organization, then forcing developers into dancing the GROUP BY jitterbug may be a necessary evil.
The researchers demonstrated transmission of encryption keys and passwords from a distance of zero to eight meters, with bit rate of up to 900 bits per hour from a highly secured, isolated system.
It is worth mentioning that the billing rate of households per kilowatt hour is the same average price per kWh among the 28 member countries of the European Union, despite the fact that EAC's operates a small isolated system, fully dependent on imported fuels," the utility said.
He questions determinism, equilibrium, the isolated system, and reversibility while arguing that nature must transcend human representations of it if it is to remain real and resistant to mechanistic understanding by humans.
In other words, matter may change form, but it can neither be created nor destroyed in an isolated system.
The second law states that the entropy of an isolated system never decreases.
Furthermore, the shift of natural vibration period of an isolated system points out that rubber-steel bearings provide more flexible structural system as portrayed in the shifted effective frequency.
The help desk, for instance, should no longer be seen as an isolated system for reporting problems.
It is a far more holistic system than the partitioned and isolated system that has grown to entomb engineering.
The album's defining, sink and swing moments come with "The 2nd Law: Unsustainable" and "The 2nd Law: Isolated System," the premise of which sounds like a comedy routine on "The Big Bang Theory" that doesn't quite work.
Therefore, this S-star system behaves as a nearly isolated system obeying QCM in the larger system called the Galaxy (or perhaps the Galaxy Bulge).