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1. periodic function

• noun

a function returning to the same value at regular intervals.

step function

• noun

a function that increases or decreases abruptly from one constant value to another.

complementary function

• noun

the part of the general solution of a linear differential equation which is the general solution of the associated homogeneous equation obtained by substituting zero for the terms not containing the dependent variable.

work function

• noun

the minimum quantity of energy which is required to remove an electron to infinity from the surface of a given solid, usually a metal.

function room

• noun

a room in a hotel, pub, or similar public building that is used for social events, meetings, or ceremonies:

wave function

• noun

a function that satisfies a wave equation and describes the properties of a wave.

characteristic function

• noun

a function whose result is unity for the members of a given set and zero for all non-members.

cumulative distribution function

• noun

a function whose value is the probability that a corresponding continuous random variable has a value less than or equal to the argument of the function.

probability density function

• noun

a function of a continuous random variable, whose integral across an interval gives the probability that the value of the variable lies within the same interval.

cumulative distribution function

• noun

a function whose value is the probability that a corresponding continuous random variable has a value less than or equal to the argument of the function.
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