What is the difference between system and network?

system | network |


As nouns the difference between system and network

is that system is a collection of organized things; a whole composed of relationships among its members while network is a fabric or structure of fibrous elements attached to each other at regular intervals.

As a verb network is

to interact socially for the purpose of getting connections or personal advancement.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

system

English

(wikipedia system)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A collection of organized things; a whole composed of relationships among its members.
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  • # (label) A set of equations involving the same , which are to be solved simultaneously.
  • # (medicine) The body organs that contribute to a vegetative function.
  • # (label) A set of staffs that indicate instruments or sounds that are to be played simultaneously.
  • A method or way of organizing or planning.
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  • As a political system democracy seems to me extraordinarily foolish, but I would not go out of my way to protest against it. My servant is, so far as I am concerned, welcome to as many votes as he can get. I would very gladly make mine over to him if I could.
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  • # (derogatory) In the system : the mainstream culture, elites, or government of a state, or a combination of them, seen as oppressive to the individual.
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  • Synonyms

    * apparatus, arrangement, complex, composition, logistics, machinery, organization, set up, synthesis, structure

    Derived terms

    * binary system * biological system * closed system * complex adaptive system * complex system * computer system * conceptual system * Copernican system * cultural system * dynamical system * economic system * ecosystem * expert system * formal system * global positioning system * information system * isolated system * legal system * metric system * multi-agent system * nervous system * open system * operating system * out of one's system * physical system * political system * Ptolemaic system * sensory system * social system * sociotechnical system theory * solar system * subsystem * system dynamics * systems art * systems biology * systems categories * systems ecology * systems engineering * systems of measurement * systems science * systems theory

    See also

    * network

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    network

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A fabric or structure of fibrous elements attached to each other at regular intervals.
  • Any interconnected group or system
  • A network of roads crisscrossed the country.
  • A directory of people maintained for their advancement
  • To get a job in today's economy, it is important to have a strong network .
  • (broadcasting) A group of affiliated television stations that broadcast common programs from a parent company.
  • * 2008 , Lou Schuler, "Foreward", in'' Nate Green, ''Built for Show , page xi
  • TV back then was five channels (three networks , PBS, and an independent station that ran I Love Lucy reruns),
  • (computing) Multiple computers and other devices connected together to share information
  • The copy machine is connected to the network so it can now serve as a printer.

    Derived terms

    * Bayesian network * economic network * social network * computer network * network subsystem * neural network * artificial neural network * television network * network card

    Verb

    (network)
  • To interact socially for the purpose of getting connections or personal advancement.
  • Many people find it worthwhile to network for jobs and information.
  • To connect two or more computers or other computerized devices.
  • If we network his machine to the server, he will be able to see all the files.
  • To interconnect a group or system.