functor

noun
func·​tor | \ ˈfəŋ(k)-tər How to pronounce functor (audio) \

Definition of functor

: something that performs a function or an operation

First Known Use of functor

1935, in the meaning defined above

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“Functor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/functor. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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