sentential function


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sentential function

n
(Logic) another name for open sentence

senten′tial func′tion



n. Logic.
an expression containing one or more variables that becomes meaningful when constant terms are substituted.
Also called open sentence, propositional function.
[1945–50]
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Noun1.sentential function - formal expression containing variables; becomes a sentence when variables are replaced by constants
formula, expression - a group of symbols that make a mathematical statement