**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

### Other articles related to "function":

Currying - Motivation

... Currying is similar to the process of calculating a

... Currying is similar to the process of calculating a

**function**of multiple variables for some given values on paper ... For example, given the**function**f(x,y) = y / x To evaluate f(2,3), first replace x with 2 ... Since the result is a**function**of y, this**function**g(y) can be defined as g(y) = f(2,y) = y/2 ...Integral - Extensions - Multiple Integration

... In general, an integral over a set E of a

... In general, an integral over a set E of a

**function**f is written Here x need not be a real number, but can be another suitable quantity, for instance, a vector in R3 ... Just as the definite integral of a positive**function**of one variable represents the area of the region between the graph of the**function**and the x-axis, the double integral of a positive**function**of two variables ... The same volume can be obtained via the triple integral — the integral of a**function**in three variables — of the constant**function**f(x, y, z) = 1 over the above mentioned region ...Integral

... Given a

... Given a

**function**f of a real variable x and an interval of the real line, the definite integral is defined informally to be the area of the region in the xy-plane ... The term integral may also refer to the notion of the antiderivative, a**function**F whose derivative is the given**function**f ... integration is connected with differentiation if f is a continuous real-valued**function**defined on a closed interval, then, once an antiderivative F of f is known, the definite integral of f over that interval is ...Integral - Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

... and integration are inverse operations if a continuous

... and integration are inverse operations if a continuous

**function**is first integrated and then differentiated, the original**function**is retrieved ... theorem of calculus, allows one to compute integrals by using an antiderivative of the**function**to be integrated ...Mitochondrion -

... The most prominent roles of mitochondria are to produce the energy currency of the cell, ATP (i.e ... phosphorylation of ADP), through respiration, and to regulate cellular metabolism ...

**Function**... The most prominent roles of mitochondria are to produce the energy currency of the cell, ATP (i.e ... phosphorylation of ADP), through respiration, and to regulate cellular metabolism ...

### 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)

“It is not the *function* of our Government to keep the citizen from falling into error; it is the *function* of the citizen to keep the Government from falling into error.”

—Robert H. [Houghwout] Jackson (1892–1954)

“To make us feel small in the right way is a *function* of art; men can only make us feel small in the wrong way.”

—E.M. (Edward Morgan)