1. (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function);

[syn: function, mathematical function, single-valued function, map, mapping]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

single-valued function n 1: (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function) [syn: function, mathematical function, single-valued function, map, mapping]