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function

US [ˈfʌŋkʃ(ə)n]
UK ['fʌŋkʃ(ə)n]
  • n.功能;函数;作用;职能
  • v.运转;起作用;正常工作
  • Web函式;机能;函数名
Plural Form:functions  Present Participle:functioning  Past Tense:functioned  
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n.
1.
[c][u]
作用;功能;职能;机能a special activity or purpose of a person or thing
to fulfil/perform a function
发挥功能
bodily functions(= for example eating, sex, using the toilet)
身体机能
The function of the heart is to pump blood through the body.
心脏的功能就是把血液输往全身。
This design aims for harmony of form and function.
这个设计旨在使形式和功能协调一致。
2.
[c]
社交聚会;典礼;宴会a social event or official ceremony
The hall provided a venue for weddings and other functions.
大厅可以举办婚礼和其他公开活动。
3.
[c]
函数a quantity whose value depends on the varying values of others. In the statement 2x=y, y is a function of x.
Salary is a function of age and experience.
工资视年龄和经验而定。
4.
[c]
子程序;子例程a part of a program, etc. that performs a basic operation
v.
1.
[i]
(+ adv./prep.)
起作用;正常工作;运转to work in the correct way
Despite the power cuts, the hospital continued to function normally.
尽管供电中断,医院继续照常运作。
We now have a functioning shower.
现在我们有一个功能正常的淋浴器。
Many children can't function effectively in large classes.
许多孩子在大班上课时学习效果不好。

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