Function

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Template:Wiktionary In general (not in the mathematical but in the engineering sense), a function is a goal-oriented property of an entity. Function (according to the TOGA meta-theory, A.M. Gadomski, 1993 (http://hid.casaccia.enea.it/AIA-toga3.pdf)) is not a physical property of a system, it depends how this system (a distinguished process) is used. The carrier of a function is a process; therefore, the same function is possible to realise using different physical processes, and one process can be a carrier of different functions. For example, clock main function, i.e. a presentation of time, can be realized by different physical processes, such as, atomic, electronic, mechanical or water movement. In natural language, the concept function is frequently mixed with process or task.

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