A functor, in mathematics, is a map between categories.
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Functor may also refer to:
- Predicate functor in logic, a basic concept of predicate functor logic
- Function word in linguistics
- In computer programming:
- function object used to pass function pointers along with its state
- for use of the term in Prolog language, see Prolog syntax and semantics
- In Haskell a Functor describes a generalisation of functions that perform mapping operations
- In OCaml and Standard ML, a functor is a higher-order module (a module parameterized by one or more other modules), often used to define type-safe abstracted algorithms and data structures.