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functional design

[′fəŋk·shən·əl di′zīn]
(computer science)
A level of the design process in which subtasks are specified and the relationships among them defined, so that the total collection of subsystems performs the entire task of the system.
(systems engineering)
The aspect of system design concerned with the system's objectives and functions, rather than its specific components.
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Posey is recognised throughout the industry for implementing functional design strategies, uniquely optimised for the needs of both leisure and business travellers.
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The unique design concept has been delivered with a futuristic hospital design theme, comprising innovative and functional design that incorporates state-of-the-art technology and energy conservation.
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The vehicle demonstrates trusted quality, economic efficiency and functional design and is set to capture the African market.
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