representation in a governing body on the basis of social class or occupation.
- Functional requirements
specification What a system should be able to do, the functions it should perform. This term is used at both the user requirements analysis and software requirements specifications phases in the software life-cycle. An example of a non-functional requirement is an initialisation sequence incorporated into the software that is specific to a given customer. (2001-05-22)
- Functional residual capacity
functional residual capacity n. Abbr. FRC The volume of gas remaining in the lungs at the end of a normal expiration. Also called functional residual air.
noun, Linguistics. 1. the organization of a sentence in terms of the role of its elements in distinguishing between old and new information, especially the division of a sentence into theme and rheme.
noun 1. a change in the grammatical function of a word, as in the use of the noun input as a verb or the noun fun as an adjective.