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  1. function word

    • noun

      a word whose purpose is to contribute to the syntax rather than the meaning of a sentence, for example do in we do not live here.
    • noun

      short for probability density function
    • noun

      a mathematical function which ranks alternatives according to their utility to an individual.
    • noun

      a function whose value is a constant raised to the power of the argument, especially the function where the constant is e.
    • noun

      a mathematical function relating the output or response of a system such as a filter circuit to the input or stimulus.
    • noun

      (in linear programming) the function that it is desired to maximize or minimize.
    • noun

      a quantity in thermodynamics, such as entropy or enthalpy, that has a unique value for each given state of a system.
    • noun

      a function of several variates used to assign items into one of two or more groups. The function for a particular set of items is obtained from measurements of the variates of items which belong to a known group.
    • noun

      a function whose truth value is dependent on the truth value of its arguments.
    • noun

      a button on a computer keyboard, distinct from the main alphanumeric keys, to which software can assign a particular function:
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