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nonfunctional

(ˌnɒnˈfʌŋkʃənəl)
adj
lacking a practical function
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nonfunctional - not having or performing a function
unserviceable - not ready for service; "unserviceable equipment may be replaced"
functional - designed for or capable of a particular function or use; "a style of writing in which every word is functional"; "functional architecture"
2.nonfunctional - not performing or able to perform its regular functionnonfunctional - not performing or able to perform its regular function; "a malfunctioning valve"
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For this purpose, personal property means any personal property actively traded, including an obligor's interest in a nonfunctional currency-denominated debt obligation or security.
A second anti-cystic fibrosis approach calls for using one of the body's own chemicals to get another protein channel to make up for the nonfunctional CFTR protein, while the third would make better use of the defective CFTR protein.
of memories and emotions that can be triggered in the present by new objects not directly referring to the subject) and lost (brilliantly, the machines themselves are designed to be mortal, to become nonfunctional after one run)--Lincoln's projects seem to suspend a moment, reifying it briefly as a spark in the present that soon winks out.
Now neurobiologists have discovered that a particular "channel" molecule that allows potassium ions to move in and out of cells is missing or nonfunctional in people with Alzheimer's.
For example, the application of the temporary regulation is limited to a loan that is |payable or denominated solely in a foreign currency;' consistent with the statutory definition of a section 988 transaction, the regulatory rule should take account of a loan where the principal is determined by reference to the value of a nonfunctional currency.
These cannons, bombs, and so forth, such as Contraerea (Antiaircraft Gun) and Cannone "Bella Ciao," both 1966, seem anything other than menacing because they are so clearly nonfunctional; they evoke not violence but playfulness, while effacing the boundary between sculpture and installation.
The results of the RADIANT-4 study-part of the largest clinical trial program in patients with advanced NET-will serve as the basis of worldwide regulatory submissions for Afinitor for the treatment of advanced, progressive, nonfunctional GI and lung NET.
988, which applies only to transactions that involve the acquisition and disposition of nonfunctional currency.
A few male crickets, for example, flap nonfunctional wings to lure females, and those with bigger wings mate more often than those with smaller ones, Marden says.
Displayed with interior Bailey house (Pierre Konig) and interior (Mies van der Rohe) at the front of the gallery, Untitled (Choir), 2004, emphasized even more dramatically the artist's freedom to create nonfunctional and purely conceptual spaces, in contrast with those constructed by architects.
It examined the efficacy and safety of Afinitor plus best supportive care (BSC) vs placebo plus BSC in 302 patients with unresectable, progressive, well-differentiated, nonfunctional, locally advanced or metastatic NET of GI (excluding pancreatic) or lung origin.
For example, super-effective transporters can pump out drugs before they are therapeutically absorbed, whereas nonfunctional transporters offer no defense against environmental insults and may make a person hypersensitive to medicine.