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What is meant by Form fits function?


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2010-08-25 23:37:14
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Form fits function is the concept that an organism adapts to its environment.

For example, an owl can fly silently to avoid being heard or seen. A penguin uses its "wings" to swim due to the large portion of water in their environment.

Physical, functional, and performance characteristics or specifications that uniquely identify a component or device and determine its interchangeability in a system.

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Form-fit-function is a concept that an organism adapts to its environment.

"Form fits function" means that an organism is designed structured or shaped in a way that will help it perform a certain function or many functions easily with this structure. For example, the fins of a fish help it to propel itself through the water. The human heart serves its function as a muscular pump to get blood circulated throughout the entire body

The original term phrase was, "FORM FOLLOWS FUNCTION." In recent years it has been modified for literary use to "FORM FOLLOWS CONTENT."

form can be something that has no practical purpose only decorative. and a functional piece would have to have a practical use whilst still being decorative , I think Bauhause designers were very good when it came to form and function.

The function of a starch molecule is energy storage.. Therefore, as form fits function, starch is a very long molecule with many..many...many bonds that store the energy.

Nothing. You might have meant pointer-to-function.

What is the function of blood? Is that what you meant? To deliver oxygen to the cells of the body.

membrane, is a type of brain that function to think what to do.

yes knights in armour are connected to form and function. Form: If the armour did not work then the knights would not of used it. Function: And the function is to protect you from a sword.

it is a vertices's form of a function known as Quadratic

this function is extremely used in probability theory like this bell curve

A linear function when graphed takes the form of a straight line.

Form is another way of saying design. When form follows function it means that the aesthetic component of the product does not interfere with the function or even enhances it.

It is meant to say... What is meant by "What is the sponsorship opportunity?" I am requesting a sponsorship form British Airways and it tells me to include this but I don't know what is meant by it?

Guess you meant: can a recursive function call predefined functions? Answer: sure, why not.

A state function is a characteristic property of a system in equilibrium independent of how they came to this state.

It fits into the category of folk music.

No, fits is a verb. It is the third person singular form of fit -- fit+s Use the third person singular when the subject is he/she/it or a singular noun. eg She fits the description The key fits, open the door -- key = singular noun

It is meant to transfer energy from one form to another.

It represents it making it hard for them to be found when a predator is trying to eat them or capture them. When they camouflage, it makes them hard to see. So if the predator cannot find them they are safe. At least that's what i put on my homework.

The name of the function is established by what is called function declaration. It also establishes the number and the types of parameters.

i think approximately 800g of flour fits in a container meant for 1 liter of liquid (water).

There is no such thing. You probably meant the main function. The main function is the only function that is required as it serves as the entry point of the program.

There is a saying that fits your question: "Form follows function". These cells are the way that they are because the shapes fit the way they work. Why are hammers different than screw drivers?

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