Function application

A function applied to (some of) its arguments.

If it is not applied to all its argument then it is a "partial application".

Application is usually written in the form f(x) but some languages such as command-line interpreters and many functional languages use juxtaposition: f x.

Lisp places the parentheses around the whole applic

< Previous Terms Terms Containing function application Next Terms >
functional programming language
functional requirements
functional specification
functional testing
functional unit
algebraic data type
bracket abstraction
referential transparency
function complete
Function Graph Language
function key
Function Point Analysis