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- v. Present participle of function.
- adj. Functional, working
- n. Action of the verb function.
- n. Manner by which something functions; the workings.
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- adj. performing or able to perform its regular function
- n. process or manner of functioning or operating
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After they removed her pancreas, they extracted its islet cells and implanted them into her left forearm, creating what they call a functioning pancreas in her arm.
Why is the term 'functioning' alcoholic acceptable, but, if one couples the word functioning with other things, it's sacrilege?
Psychologists and neuropsychologists test memory, attention, language and information processing to assess brain functioning and the need for intervention.
If they are to remain functioning they should function as a seperate entity.
Recovery Option: Balanced functioning is the obvious in between of over and under-functioning.
Not to mention “preventing the government from functioning is a perfectly acceptable way to get pork.”
The Emergency Communications Center (ECC) will then contact the Control Center via a direct line that will remain functioning independent of the County phone system.
Its very basic but has a playlist and search function. 90% of its functioning is through the kb.
Similarly, there would be no concern over whether the courts are operating properly and without anti-American sentiment since the trials would occur in functioning U.S. military courts.
We know also that social and psychological functioning is directly correlated with school performance.