System (disambiguation)

A system is a set of entities, real or abstract, comprising a whole.

System may also refer to:

Science and technologyEdit

  • Biological system, a complex network of biological entities, for instance, a group of organs
  • Ecosystem, an entity comprising a large number of organisms and their environment
  • Energy system, an interpretation of the energy sector in system terms
  • Binary system (disambiguation), term is used for multiple purposes, such as:
    • Binary system (astronomy), a system of two celestial bodies on a mutual orbit
  • Star or stellar system, is a system of any multiple number of stars
  • Planetary system, gravitationally bound non-stellar objects in or out of orbit around a star or star system
  • Satellite system (astronomy), is a set of gravitationally bound non-planetary objects in orbit of a planetary mass object or minor planet, or its barycenter
  • Ring system, is a system of cosmic dust or moonlets, forming rings around, and gravitationally bound to a host non-stellar body.
  • Physical system, that portion of the physical universe chosen for analysis
  • Thermodynamic system, a body of matter and/or radiation, confined in space by walls, with defined permeabilities, which separate it from its surroundings
  • Systems science, an interdisciplinary field that studies the nature of complex systems in nature, society, and science
  • System (stratigraphy), a unit of the geologic record of a rock column
  • Systems engineering, a field about design, integration, and management of complex systems
  • System of equations, a set of mathematical equations


Social scienceEdit

  • Economic system, covering the production and distribution of goods and services
  • Social system, based on the interrelationships between individuals, groups, and institutions


Other usesEdit

See alsoEdit