Definition of functionality
: the quality or state of being functional a design that is admired both for its beauty and for its functionality; especially : the set of functions or capabilities associated with computer software or hardware or an electronic device data management functionalities such as data integrity, security, recoverability and manageability — Josephine Cheng and Jane Xu
Examples of functionality in a Sentence
a design that is admired both for its beauty and for its functionality
The cameras are comparable in price and functionality.
a device with new functionalities
Recent Examples of functionality from the Web
The cabin has also been redesigned to better accommodate the Rio's new range of technologies, which include: Bluetooth hands-free functionality, a six-speaker stereo with satellite radio and a rear-view camera system.
But, then again, the DVR functionality is built right in.
BTC China is testing the functionality of withdrawals, Chief Executive Officer Bobby Lee said in a telephone interview Thursday.
Even the new Touch ID fingerprint sensor's functionality could be explained by an iOS 11 leak.
But that functionality remains limited, and many software developers are only now getting their hands on the tools to make such Skype bots.
And when so many people have a computer at work, a different computer at home, two phones, and a smartwatch, cross-platform functionality is a victory.
At first, a product’s promise of functionality lures technologists and enthusiasts into paying higher prices and ignoring complexity.
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First Known Use of functionality
FUNCTIONALITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of functionality for English Language Learners
: the quality of having a practical use : the quality of being functional
: the particular use or set of uses for which something is designed
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