In mathematics, and particularly in functional analysis and the calculus of
variations, a functional is a function from a vector space into its underlying scalar
Functional definition, of or relating to a function or functions: functional difficulties
in the administration. See more.
designed to have a practical use. medical : affecting the way a part of your body
works. : working properly. Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary.
A functional is a real-valued function on a vector space V ... use of functionals in
applications, such as the calculus of variations, gave rise to functional analysis.
A functional construction element generally must meet higher technical but lower
aesthetical requirements. (computing theory) Having semantics defined purely ...
Definition of functional: Associated with, able to, or designed for performing one
or more practical activities.
Functional medicine addresses the underlying causes of disease, using a
systems-oriented approach and engaging both patient and practitioner in a ...
1Of or having a special activity, purpose, or task: a functional role ... 2Designed to
be practical and useful, rather than attractive: a small, functional bathroom.
b. Of, relating to, or indicating a mathematical function or functions. 2. Designed
for or adapted to a particular function or use: functional architecture. 3. a.
In this episode I talk with Brian Lonsdorf. We talk his intro to functional