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distributed system Syllabification: dis·trib·ut·ed sys·tem
Pronunciation: /dəˈstribyo͞odəd ˌsistəm/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of distributed system in English:


A number of independent computers linked by a network.
Example sentences
  • He is interested in systems and networking, especially computer networks and distributed systems.
  • A distributed system of network programmers is described for use with implantable medical devices.
  • Barr has worked on real-time distributed systems, software technologies and home networking over 16 years at Motorola.
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