metafunction

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

meta- +‎ function

NounEdit

metafunction (plural metafunctions)

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  1. (computing, programming) A function which calls all the other functions of a certain program; the only function that can be called independently.
  2. (computing, programming) A construct that performs a mapping between entities at compile time.
  3. (linguistics) A group of grammatical systems that make meanings of a related kind.

Related termsEdit

  • metafunctional
Last modified on 20 June 2013, at 13:50