Function

Function may refer to:

  • Function (biology), explaining why a feature survived selection
  • Function (computer science), or subroutine, a portion of code within a larger program, performs a specific task
  • Function (engineering), related to the selected property of a system
  • Function (language), in linguistics, a way of achieving an aim using language
  • Function (mathematics), an abstract entity that associates an input to a corresponding output according to some rule
  • Function model, a structured representation of the functions, activities or processes
  • Function object, or functor or functionoid, a concept of object-oriented programming
  • Function Drinks, a beverage company based in Redondo Beach, California.
  • Diatonic function, a term in music theory
  • Function (E-40 song), a 2012 song by American rapper E-40 featuring YG, iAmSu & Problem

Famous quotes containing the word function:

    Any translation which intends to perform a transmitting function cannot transmit anything but information—hence, something inessential. This is the hallmark of bad translations.
    Walter Benjamin (1892–1940)

    The function of the actor is to make the audience imagine for the moment that real things are happening to real people.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    Literature does not exist in a vacuum. Writers as such have a definite social function exactly proportional to their ability as writers. This is their main use.
    Ezra Pound (1885–1972)