Definition of subsystem in English:

subsystem

Syllabification: sub·sys·tem
Pronunciation: /ˈsəbˌsistəm
 
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noun

A self-contained system within a larger system.
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  • Delay may be introduced in the buffering between the telephony subsystem and the compression subsystem.
  • Units have to be seen as independently acting subsystems within a larger system.
  • The time it takes to complete this task depends on the location of the data in the memory subsystem or cache hierarchy.

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