function

function

(fungk' shun) n.

1. Mathematics. an object that maps each element of a set to a specific element of another set.

2. a routine that executes as part of a program, especially one that returns a value to the program that calls it.

3. a SAS routine that executes as part of an expression and returns a value that is used in the expression, usually computing its return value from one or more values that are
supplied as its arguments.

4. see macro function.

FUNCTION (SAS word)

SAS/GRAPH. Annotate variable. The name of the annotate function.

function key

(fungk' shun kE') n.

a key or key combination on a computer keyboard that issues a command.

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