functioning functioning  /ˈfəŋkʃə nɪŋ/


  1. (n) process or manner of functioning or operating
  2. (adj) performing or able to perform its regular function



  • The benefits of fish oil are well established, not just for heart health but also for optimum functioning of both body and mind.


  1. Education board down one unless speaker acts

    The nine-member state Board of Education will be functioning minus one member after this week’s meetings unless Speaker Philip Gunn acts to fill the vacancy.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

  2. Rig Electrician

    The Electrician must ensure the continual functioning of all the electrical tools and equipment on board the drilling rig including, but not limited to, the kitchen equipment, heating and air condition equipment, washer and dryers, etc. to minimize the downtime of the rig.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Rigzone

  3. Italy PM sees no impact on government from Berlusconi trials

    ROME (Reuters) - Italian center-left Prime Minister Enrico Letta declared on Thursday that a series of criminal trials involving center-right leader Silvio Berlusconi would have no impact on the functioning of the coalition government between their two parties. "I see the government as stable and focused on its objectives and I don't believe there will be any kind of consequence from external ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News


  1. "In general, healthy economic growth depends on well-functioning financial markets," Bernanke said.
    on Jul 15, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source: FOXNews

  2. "Despite this, the system is functioning. People should remain calm. We're doing everything we can with all the forces we have. Any information we will share immediately," Bachelet said.
    on Feb 26, 2010 By: Michelle Bachelet Source: FOXNews

  3. Kohn noted that "the increased turbulence of recent weeks partly reversed some of the improvement in market functioning over the late part of September and in October."
    on Nov 28, 2007 By: Donald Kohn Source: International Herald Tribune

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tangible tangible
/ˈtæn dʒə bəl /