Closed-system meaning

A system in which the specifications are kept secret to prevent interference from third parties. It inhibits third-party software from being installed; it keeps third-party hardware from interoperating with it, and it prevents third-party enhancements from improving the product. Contrast with open system. See proprietary standards.
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A physical system that does not interact with or receive input from other systems, especially one that obeys conservation laws.
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(thermodynamics) A system that can exchange heat and work, but not matter, with its surroundings.
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A physical system that does not interact with other systems. A closed system obeys the conservation laws in its physical description.
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