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function

noun appropriate activity, assignment, business, chore, design, duty, employment, exploitation, mission, munus, occupation, office, officium, purpose, pursuit, responsibility, role, task, usage, use, utility, work
Associated concepts: discretionary function, executive funccion, government function, judicial function, legislative function, political function, quasi-judicial function

function

verb achieve, act, act effectively, answer a purpose, avail, be effective, be in operation, be useful, carry on, carry out, effectuate, execute, have effect, operate, perform, render a service, run, serve, work
See also: activity, agency, appointment, assignment, business, calling, capacity, charge, demean, duty, employment, execute, job, obligation, occupation, operate, operation, part, perform, position, post, province, purpose, pursuit, responsibility, role, specialty, sphere, task, trade, use, utility, work
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If Z is an auxiliary function for J, then J is nonincreasing under the update rules [h.
If the initial guess, auxiliary linear operator, auxiliary parameter, and auxiliary function are properly chosen the series (8) converges at q = 1; then we have
We introduce a nonzero auxiliary parameter h, a nonzero auxiliary function H(t) and an auxiliary linear operator [L.
In this case, there are no initial and boundary conditions (excepting the zero condition at x [right arrow] [+ or -] [infinity]), and the problem is reduced to solving the corresponding equation for the auxiliary function U(x).
Bills of quantities serve an auxiliary function only and in case of discrepancies between przedmiarw, a project must make an offer in accordance with the detailed design and technical specifications.
Discharge oil from the remaining two cavities is directed to a second output port, providing flow to the auxiliary function.
In July 2014, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation determined that the standards for the costs of implementing educational programs for each level of education in municipal general education organizations include, among others, the payment of engineering, technical, administrative, business, educational, auxiliary, medical and other employees , performing auxiliary functions.
The new control is also equipped to handle melt pumps for each extruder and auxiliary functions such as vacuum pumps.
The model features a second row of buttons for seat heating and cooling and other auxiliary functions, plus what appear to be a volume knob and a rotary controller for the CUE infotainment system on the centre console and touch-sensitive controls.
This EU grant was to be used through international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) on different auxiliary functions of the election commission and this could be one of the reasons behind the government's refusal to accept it," he said.

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