Basis Function

Science / Chemistry / Basis Function: A mathematical function that can be used to build a description of wavefunctions for electrons in atoms or molecules.

Other Words for Basis

Basis Noun Synonyms: foundation, base, bottom, heart, footing, principle, underpinning, infrastructure
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Other Words for Function

Function Noun Synonyms: purpose, aim, role or r“le, raison d'ˆtre, responsibility, mission, charge, concern, business, province, duty, job, occupation, work, office, task, chore, assignment, commission, activity
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Functional Shift

Entertainment / Literature / Functional Shift: The linguistic equivalent of poetic anthimeria, in which one part of grammatical speech becomes another. An especially common type of functional shift in everyday grammar is taking a noun and treating MORE

Functional Obsolescence

Business / Real Estate / Functional Obsolescence: A loss of value to an improvement to real estate arising from functional problems, often caused by age or poor design. MORE

Functional Status

Health / Health Insurance / Functional Status: A patient's ability to perform the activities of daily living. MORE

Functional Team

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Functional Team: A group of employees who are responsible for a particular function within the organization. MORE

Harmonic Function

Science / Tides and Currents / Harmonic Function: In its simplest form, a quantity that varies as the cosine of an angle that increases uniformly with time. It may be expressed by the formula: y = A cos at in which y is a function of time (t), A is a MORE

Grammatical Function

Entertainment / Literature / Grammatical Function: A category for words in inflected languages--typical examples include aspect, mood, and tense for verbs, person and case for pronouns, case and definiteness for articles, and number, case, and gender MORE

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