functor
noun Date: 1935 something that performs a function or an operation

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  • functor — FÚNCTOR, functori, s.m. (log.) Operator logic. – din fr. functeur. Trimis de baron, 15.12.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  FUNCTÓR s. v. operator logic. Trimis de siveco, 05.08.2004. Sursa: Sinonime  fúnctor s. m. (sil. func ) …   Dicționar Român

  • Functor — For functors as a synonym of function objects in computer programming to pass function pointers along with its state, see function object. For the use of the functor morphism presented here in functional programming see also the fmap function of… …   Wikipedia

  • functor — /fungk teuhr/, n. 1. that which functions. 2. Ling. a function word or affix. Cf. contentive. [1935 40; FUNCT(ION) + OR2] * * * …   Universalium

  • functor — noun a) a function word b) a function object …   Wiktionary

  • functor — [ fʌŋktə] noun Logic & Mathematics a function; an operator …   English new terms dictionary

  • functor — func·tor …   English syllables

  • functor — func•tor [[t]ˈfʌŋk tər[/t]] n. that which functions; operator • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • functor — /ˈfʌŋktə/ (say fungktuh) noun a factor among others which brings about a certain condition; a parameter. {funct(ion) + or2} …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Functor category — In category theory, a branch of mathematics, the functors between two given categories can themselves be turned into a category; the morphisms in this functor category are natural transformations between functors. Functor categories are of… …   Wikipedia

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