functional vs running what difference

what is difference between functional and running

English

Etymology

function +‎ -al

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfʌŋk(t)ʃənəl/, /ˈfʌŋk(t)ʃnəl/

Adjective

functional (comparative more functional, superlative most functional)

  1. In good working order.
  2. Useful; serving a purpose, fulfilling a function
    That sculpture is not merely artistic, but also functional: it can be used as a hatrack.
  3. Only for functional purposes, notably in architecture
    A functional construction element generally must meet higher technical but lower aesthetical requirements
  4. (computing theory) Having semantics defined purely in terms of mathematical functions, without side-effects.
    • Antonym: imperative, Synonym: pure
  5. (medicine) Of a disease, such that its symptoms cannot be referred to any appreciable lesion or change of structure; opposed to organic disease, in which the organ itself is affected.

Synonyms

  • functioning, working
  • utilitarian

Antonyms

  • dysfunctional
  • non-functional, nonfunctional, unfunctional
  • (medicine: not referrable to a change of structure): organic

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Derived terms

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Translations

Noun

functional (plural functionals)

  1. (mathematics) A function that takes a function as its argument; More precisely: A function



    y
    =
    f
    (
    x
    )


    {\displaystyle y=f(x)}

    whose argument




    x


    {\displaystyle x}

    varies in a space of (real or complex valued) functions and whose value belongs to a monodimensional space. An example is the definite integration of integrable real functions in a real interval.

  2. (mathematics, functional analysis) A scalar-valued linear function on a vector space.
  3. (computing) An object encapsulating a function pointer (or equivalent).

Derived terms

  • functional analysis
  • functional analysis diagram
  • linear functional

Translations

References

  • functional on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Further reading

  • functional in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • functional in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • functional at OneLook Dictionary Search


English

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈɹʌnɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -ʌnɪŋ

Adjective

running (not comparable)

  1. Moving or advancing at a run.
    1. Of a horse, having a running gait; not a trotter or pacer.
  2. Present, current.
  3. Flowing; easy; cursive.
  4. Continuous; ongoing; keeping along step by step.
    • 1826, Julius Hare, Guesses at Truth by Two Brothers
      What are art and science if not a running commentary on Nature?
  5. Having a continuous design or pattern.
    running bond; running ornament
  6. Consecutive.
  7. (botany) Extending by a slender climbing or trailing stem.
  8. (medicine) Discharging pus.
  9. (medicine, of a nose) Discharging snot or mucus.
    Synonym: runny

Derived terms

  • free-running
  • long-running

Translations

Adverb

running (not comparable)

  1. (informal) Consecutively; in a row.

Translations

Noun

running (countable and uncountable, plural runnings)

  1. The action of the verb to run.
  2. The activity of running as a form of exercise, as a sport, or for any other reason.
  3. That which runs or flows; the quantity of a liquid which flows in a certain time or during a certain operation.
  4. The discharge from an ulcer or other sore.

Derived terms

  • free running, freerunning

Translations

Verb

running

  1. present participle of run

Preposition

running

  1. (colloquial) Approaching; about; roughly.

Derived terms


Spanish

Noun

running m (uncountable)

  1. running, jogging

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