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Engelsk navneord: function

1. function (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)map, mapping, mathematical function, single-valued function

Mindre specifikke termermathematical relation

Mere specifikke termercircular function, expansion, exponential, exponential function, inverse function, isometry, Kronecker delta, metric, metric function, multinomial, operator, polynomial, threshold function, transformation, trigonometric function

Overordnet emneområdemath, mathematics, maths

2. function (om egenskab) what something is used for

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe function of an auger is to bore holes.
Ballet is beautiful but what use is it?.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)purpose, role, use

Mindre specifikke termerusefulness, utility

Mere specifikke termerraison d'etre

Kendetegnerfunctional, nonfunctional

3. function (om handling) the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe function of a teacher.
The government must do its part.
Play its role.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)office, part, role

Mindre specifikke termerduty

Mere specifikke termercapacity, hat, lieu, place, portfolio, position, second fiddle, stead

4. function a relation such that one thing is dependent on another

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHeight is a function of age.
Price is a function of supply and demand.

Mindre specifikke termerrelation

5. function (om gruppe) a formal or official social gathering or ceremony

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was a black-tie function.

Mindre specifikke termersocial affair, social gathering

6. function (om begivenhed) a vaguely specified social event

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe party was quite an affair.
An occasion arranged to honor the president.
A seemingly endless round of social functions.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)affair, occasion, social function, social occasion

Mindre specifikke termersocial event

Mere specifikke termercelebration, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, ceremony, fundraiser, jubilation, observance, party, photo op, photo opportunity, sleepover

7. function (om kommunikation) a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)procedure, routine, subprogram, subroutine

Mindre specifikke termercomputer software, package, software, software package, software program, software system

Mere specifikke termercataloged procedure, contingency procedure, executive routine, library routine, random number generator, recursive routine, reusable routine, service routine, supervisory routine, tracing routine, utility routine

Omfatter disse overordnede termercomputer program, computer programme, program, programme

Engelsk udsagnsord: function

1. function (om relation) perform as expected when applied

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in.
Does this old car still run well?.
This old radio doesn't work anymore.

Eksempler på anvendelseThese cars won't function

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)go, operate, run, work

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s

Mere specifikke termercut, double, roll, run, serve, service

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningrun, work

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)malfunction, misfunction

2. function (om tilstand) serve a purpose, role, or function

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe tree stump serves as a table.
The female students served as a control group.
This table would serve very well.
His freedom served him well.
The table functions as a desk.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)serve

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termeranswer, do, serve, suffice

Mere specifikke termeract as, prelude

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningserve, service

3. function (om konkurrence) perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis wife officiated as his private secretary.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)officiate

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termerserve

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