Date: | 1500-1600 |

Language: | Latin |

Origin: | functio, from fungi 'to perform' |

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funcâ€§tion1 S3 W1

1 [uncountable and countable] the purpose that something has, or the job that someone or something does ** perform/fulfil a function**

In your new job you will perform a variety of functions.

The church fulfils a valuable social function.

Bauhaus architects thought that function was more important than form.

2 [countable] a large party or official event :

This room may be hired for weddings and other functions.

3 [countable usually singular] technical a quantity or quality whose value changes according to another quantity or quality that is related to it :

The degree of drought is largely a function of temperature and drainage.

4TD [countable]TD one of the basic operations performed by a computer

Definition of function from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English within

the topic MATHS

the topic MATHS

angle
arc
area
axis
base
C
calculator
constant
contain
cos
curve
cut
diameter
dimension
domain
equal(a)
equal(v)
express
expression
face
figure
formula
function
graph
grid
log
math
mathematics
matrix
mean
minute
multiply
N
number
parallel
percentage
pi
plane
plus(n)
plus(a)
plus sign
power
proof
ratio
root
scale
section
segment
solid(a)
solid(n)
solution
solve
square(a)
square(n)
square(v)
square(a)
sum
term
value
variable
vector
vertical
volume
work
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