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subsystem

[′səb‚sis·təm]
(engineering)
A major part of a system which itself has the characteristics of a system, usually consisting of several components.

building subsystem

1. A complete group of elements or set of parts that form and function as a unit within a finished building.
2. An assemblage of components that perform a specific function in a building, e.g., an air-conditioning system consisting of its components such as a fan, ductwork, air diffusers, and controls.

subsystem

A unit or device that is part of a larger system. For example, a disk subsystem is a part of a computer system. A bus is a part of the computer. A subsystem usually refers to hardware, but it may be used to describe software. However, "module," "subroutine" and "component" are more typically used to describe parts of software.
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*By applications, the IP multimedia subsystem market has been segmented into mobile phones, personal digital assistants, computers/laptops, digital subscriber line, and cable set-top box.
An RL subsystem is coupled with another RL subsystem if a link is established between the central stations of these two subsystems.
In order to detect subsystem clones we compare all subsystems of a Simulink model pairwise.
A commercially designed and supported subsystem provides features and support that optimize usability for the test developer.
Furthermore, one should, firstly, define the thermodynamically closed system as consisting of two subsystems: the quantum object subsystem plus the classical apparatus subsystem.
* The multiplicity directly indicates the hot spot subsystem category.
This subsystem produces the products or services of the system.
Participants sat in front of a screen that showed only one subsystem (navigation, propulsion, electricity, or cargo) at a time.
1) that consists of four essential parts (subsystems).
2, already the third level of the given subsystem may become a basic sub-module.
At 0.83mm sq in TSMC 90nm G process, including RAMs, the ARC Sound Subsystem is one of the smallest audio IP solutions.

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