System vs Toom - What's the difference?

system | toom |

As nouns the difference between system and toom

is that system is system while toom is (chiefly scottish) a piece of waste ground where rubbish is shot or toom can be vacant time, leisure.

As an adjective toom is

(rare|or|dialectal|northern england|scotland) empty.

As a verb toom is

(rare|or|dialectal) to empty; teem.



(wikipedia system)


(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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    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) toom, tom, from (etyl) .


    (en adjective)
  • (rare, or, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) Empty.
  • Derived terms
    * (l)


    (en noun)
  • (chiefly Scottish) A piece of waste ground where rubbish is shot.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • (rare, or, dialectal) To empty; teem.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) toom, tome, tom, from (etyl) .


  • Vacant time, leisure.
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