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subsystem

 [sub´sis-tem]
1. a smaller system within a larger one; it has a purpose of its own but also contributes to the overall purpose of the system to which it belongs.
2. in family systems theory, a triad, dyad, or other group of members who are linked by a special association.

subsystem

[sub′sistəm]
a smaller component of a large system composed of individuals or dyads, formed by generation, gender, interest, or function.
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The BMC Subsystem Optimizer solution is transparent to databases and applications, requiring no changes to application code.
Rather than focusing on fielding a complete, coherent design, they need to prioritize their requirements and ensure that operational forces and sustaining institutions--the subsystems of a national security system--develop in phase with one another.
If the same cognitive subsystem were impaired, he reasons, one would observe the same symptoms, but since kids have different symptoms, different cognitive subsystems must be impaired.
Thus, a global business organization might be seen in terms of two subsystems, with all of its physical facilities and employees based in one country, but with sale and distribution efforts in others might be described in terms of two subsystems: national production and marketing, and international sale and distribution.
The ARC Video Subsystem requires as little as 160 MHz, with low power consumption and small die size, to decode a 1.
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Therefore, for usable or working subsystems, tape pricing is less expensive than disk pricing and it becomes increasingly less expensive as the cartridge-to-drive ratio increases.
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In this case, the total 110 request throughput on the storage subsystem is kept small in an effort to drive to bare minimum the time required to complete each of these synchronous 110 requests and, thus, achieve significantly reduced wall clock completion time for the application.
The ARC Player Subsystem meets the needs of these applications by integrating audio and video onto a programmable subsystem that is based upon a 32-bit CPU/DSP core.
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ELSTREE, England -- ARC International (LSE:ARK) today announced that Atmel(R) Corporation (Nasdaq:ATML), a worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of advanced semiconductors, has taken a license for the ARC(TM) Video Subsystem.