function

a mathematical relation associating elements between sets
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Function

• (v. i.) Alt. of Functionate • (n.) The course of action which peculiarly pertains to any public officer in church or state; the activity appropriate to any business or profession. • (n.) A quantity so connected with another quantity, that if any alteration be made in the latter there will be a consequent alteration in the former. E...
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function

(from the article `architecture`) Content is the subject matter of architecture, the element in architectural expression that communicates specific meanings that interpret to society ... [4 related articles]
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function

(funk´shәn) the special, normal, or proper action of any part or organ. in mathematics, a rule that assigns to each member of one set (the domain) a value in another set (the range). probability density function in statistics, a mathematical function that describes the...
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function

(L. functio, from fungi to do) the special, normal, or proper physiologic activity of an organ or part.
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function

purpose noun what something is used for; `the function of an auger is to bore holes`; `ballet is beautiful but what use is it?`
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function

(computing) In computing, a small part of a program that supplies a specific value – for example, the square root of a specified number, or the current date. Most programming languages incorporate a number of built-in functions; some allow programmers to write their own. A functio...
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function

(f) Type: Term Pronunciation: fŭnk′shŭn Definitions: 1. The special action or physiologic property of an organ or other part of the body. 2. To perform its special work or office, said of an organ or other part of the body. 3. The general properties of any substance, depending on its chemical character and relation to other s...
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function

(mathematics) In mathematics, a function f is a non-empty set of ordered pairs (x, f(x)) of which no two can have the same first element. Hence, if f(x) = x
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Function

[biology] A biological function is the reason some object or process occurred in a system that evolved through a process of selection or natural selection. Thus, function refers forward from the object or process, along some chain of causation, to the goal or success. Compare this to the mechanism of the object or process, which looks backw...
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Function

[computer programming] I am the author of this photo. ...
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Function

[engineering] In engineering, a function is interpreted as a specific process, action or task that a system is able to perform. ==In engineering design== In the lifecycle of engineering projects, there are usually distinguished subsequently: Requirements and Functional specification documents. The Requirements usually specifies the most imp...
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Function

[mathematics] In mathematics, a function is a relation between a set of inputs and a set of permissible outputs with the property that each input is related to exactly one output. An example is the function that relates each real number x to its square x2. The output of a function f corresponding to an input x is denoted by f(x) (read `f of...
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Function

Func'tion noun [ Latin functio , from fungi to perform, execute, akin to Sanskrit bhuj to enjoy, have the use of: confer French fonction . Confer Defunct .] 1. The act of executing or performing any duty, office, or calling; performance. 'In the function
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Function

A mapping from one space to another. This is usually understood to be a relationship between numbers. Functions that are computable can be calculated by a universal computer.
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function

a named sequence of statements that can be invoked/called given arguments and that might return a value. The type of the function includes the number and types of argument and the type of the value returned, if any. See also: function declaration, function body. TC++PL 2.3, 7, D&E 2.6.
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function

A parameterized sequence of statements.
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function

A piece of code that you can easily call over and over again. Functions are sometimes called ‘procedures.’ A function definition is a segment of code that includes the steps performed in the function. A function call is the code segment, typically within the main logic of the program, which invokes the function.
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function

A relationship between two quantities in which one quantity depends on the other
Example:
y = 5x + 4
x 0 5 10 15 20
y 4 29 54 79 104
The function table represents a function.
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function

A team or group of people and the tools or other resources they use to carry out one or more processes or activities – for example, the service desk. The term also has two other meanings:
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function

A way of expressing the dependence of one quantity on another quantity or quantities. Traditionally, functions were specified as explicit rules or formulas that converted some input value (or values) into an output value. If f is the name of the function and x is a name for an input value, then f(x)...
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function

AdaA subprogram that returns a value but can not change its parameters or have side effects.
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function

businessWhat you do to earn your pay.
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function

CAny subprogram.
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Function

Code that can be re-used; if a formula has to change, you only need to change it in one place.
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