# function

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**Function composition (computer science)**— In computer science, function composition (not to be confused with object composition) is an act or mechanism to combine simple functions to build more complicated ones. Like the usual composition of functions in mathematics, the result of the… …112

**Function field (scheme theory)**— In algebraic geometry, the function field KX of a scheme X is a generalization of the notion of a sheaf of rational functions on a variety. In the case of varieties, such a sheaf associates to each open set U the ring of all rational functions on …113

**Function block diagram**— A function block diagram is a diagram, that describes a function between input variables and output variables. A function is described as a set of elementary blocks. Input and output variables are connected to blocks by connection lines. An… …114

**Function and Concept**— On Function and Concept (Über Funktion und Begriff) is an article by Gottlob Frege, published in 1891. The article involves a clarification of his earlier distinction between concepts and objects. In general, a concept is a function whose value… …115

**Function Drinks**— Infobox Company company name = Function Drinks company type = Privately Owned foundation = 2004 founder = Alex Hughes, Dayton Miller, Josh Simon, Will Harbin cite web |url = http://www.beverageworld.com/content/view/34131/ |title = Beverage World …116

**Function (engineering)**— In engineering, in psychology, as well as in common parlance, function denotes the property of something which is used/applied for an objective/goal/purpose/scope.In fact, it is possible to realize the same function using different physical… …117

**Function Means Tree**— In engineering design, a function/means tree (a.k.a. function means tree or F/M tree) is a method for functional decomposition and concept generation. At the top level main functions are identified. Under each function, a means (or solution… …118

**Function series**— In calculus, a function series is a series, where the summands are not just real or complex numbers but functions.Examples of function series include power series, Laurent series, Fourier series, etc.As for sequences of functions, and unlike for… …119

**function as sth**— UK US function as sth Phrasal Verb with function({{}}/ˈfʌŋkʃən/ verb [I] ► to do a particular job or task, especially when this is not your usual job or task: »Delivery men now function as account managers equipped with tools for pricing,… …120

**function key**— UK / US noun [countable] Word forms function key : singular function key plural function keys computing a special button on a computer keyboard that is used for a particular operation in a program. The keys near the top of a keyboard marked F1 to …