functional language

functional language

(language)
A language that supports and encourages functional programming.
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His idea was subsequently implemented in the pure functional language by Haskell, where monads are used to simulate side effects.
The recent USPTO guidelines, however, serve to provide greater clarity as to the functional language to be used in patent claims and include examples of patent claim limitations to assist with overcoming patentability rejections by the USPTO.
Bhasin presents a self-study textbook to the Python computer programming language, characterizing it as a strong, procedural, object-oriented, functional language named after Monty Python.
She recommends selecting classroom materials carefully and preferably working with frequently used functional language formulae, thus helping students to select appropriate answers for different situations.
The instructional procedure took into consideration his functional language needs, moving beyond the focus of acquisition for the sake of acquisition.
The approach, called functional language analysis (FLA), provides teachers with a set of practical tools for engaging students in systematically analysing the language patterns and discussing the meanings of these patterns in content area texts.
Arctic: A functional language for real-time control.
In other disciplines, such as the electronic arts, terms of art employ more functional language (e.g., resistors, processors), which may be applied broadly to multiple functions and therefore subject to multiple interpretations.
a lamp or other device." (117) The Supreme Court held the claim "invalid on its face" because of its functional language. (118) "The claim ...
The Development of Functional Language Ability through Learners' Participation in Communicative Events
Some children with ASDs develop language more or less normally but have a delay in socially functional language and rarely use language to initiate social interaction (Roge, 2003; Stone & CaroMartinez, 1990).

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