supersystem

noun

su·​per·​sys·​tem ˈsü-pər-ˌsi-stəm How to pronounce supersystem (audio)
: a system that is made up of systems

Examples of supersystem in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This supersystem uses superconductors to move people, cargo, and energy. IEEE Spectrum, 12 May 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1845, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of supersystem was in 1845

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“Supersystem.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supersystem. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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