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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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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.
In The Myth of Laziness, where he argues that people who appear lazy actually have "output failure," Levine says that the subsystems supporting overt behavior are faulty.
In addition, the organization's subsystems will be related to one another and to the external environment in various ways.
The ARC Video Subsystem includes a configurable ARC 700 family core that is coupled with the company's award winning single instruction multiple data (SIMD) accelerator, which was specifically designed for video and audio processing.
Divide the total price of the library, drives and media by the capacity (in gigabytes) of the tape library to determine the price per gigabyte for the working tape subsystem.
The ARC Player Subsystem can be evaluated using the ARCangel 4 (AA4) demonstration platform, which also serves as a highly integrated development system.
In other words, the connectivity to all storage subsystems, whether they are mainframe or open systems based, can be accomplished over a single common network infrastructure.
ARC International is the world leader in low-power, high-performance 32-bit configurable CPU/DSP processor cores, subsystems, real-time operating systems and development tools for embedded system design.
NT 2000, Linux, Netware, and Unix servers should be able to share the same storage subsystems.
The use of device virtualization to substitute cheaper open systems devices or subsystems for mainframe devices would probably be widespread if it weren't for the fact that mainframe device I/O controllers pose a few more business and technology problems than their open systems cousins.
The subsystem must be capable of recovery from failure.
com), a leading provider of Wavelength Selective Switch (WSS) modules for use in Reconfigurable Optical Add/Drop Multiplexer (ROADM) applications, announced today that they have successfully developed and will be demonstrating their Integrated EDFA / ROADM Subsystem live at RED-C booth #39063 at GLOBALCOMM 2006, June 5-7 at McCormick Place, Chicago, IL.

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