# mathematical function

## English Thesaurus

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) (noun.linkdef)

hypernym | : | mathematical relation, |

definition | : | a relation between mathematical expressions (such as equality or inequality) (noun.linkdef) |

hyponym | : | multinomial, polynomial, |

definition | : | a mathematical function that is the sum of a number of terms (noun.cognition) |

hyponym | : | expansion, |

definition | : | a function expressed as a sum or product of terms (noun.linkdef) |

hyponym | : | inverse function, |

definition | : | a function obtained by expressing the dependent variable of one function as the independent variable of another; f and g are inverse functions if f(x)=y and g(y)=x (noun.linkdef) |

hyponym | : | kronecker delta, |

definition | : | a function of two variables i and j that equals 1 when i=j and equals 0 otherwise (noun.linkdef) |

hyponym | : | metric, metric function, |

definition | : | a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them (noun.linkdef) |

hyponym | : | transformation, |

definition | : | (mathematics) a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system (noun.linkdef) |

hyponym | : | isometry, |

definition | : | a one-to-one mapping of one metric space into another metric space that preserves the distances between each pair of points (noun.linkdef) |

hyponym | : | operator, |

definition | : | (mathematics) a symbol or function representing a mathematical operation (noun.linkdef) |

hyponym | : | threshold function, |

definition | : | a function that takes the value 1 if a specified function of the arguments exceeds a given threshold and 0 otherwise (noun.linkdef) |

domain category | : | math, mathematics, maths, |

definition | : | a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement (noun.cognition) |

derivation | : | map, represent, |

definition | : | to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets) (verb.change) |

derivation | : | map, represent, |

definition | : | to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets) (verb.change) |

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