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 SYSTEM n. 1. The supervisor program on the computer. 2. Any
       large-scale program. 3. Any method or algorithm. 4. The way things are
       usually done. Usage: a fairly ambiguous word. "You can't beat the
       system." SYSTEM HACKER: one who hacks the system (in sense 1
       only; for sense 2 one mentions the particular program: e.g., LISP
       HACKER) 



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