System, n


  1. A set of principles or procedures according to which something is done;
    an organized scheme or method
  2. Organized planning or behaviour
  3. A set of things working together as parts of a mechanism or
    an interconnecting network as a complex whole
  4. A regularly interacting or interdependent group of items forming a unified whole
  5. A form of social, economic, or political organization or practice
  6. An organized set of doctrines, ideas, or principles intended to explain
    the working of a systematic whole
  7. An organized or established procedure

Designing Our Systems for Our Future