Distribution vs. Function

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What is the difference between a distribution and a function?
 

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A distribution is a functional, i.e. a mapping from a set of functions to a field of numbers.

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dextercioby said:
A distribution is a functional, i.e. a mapping from a set of functions to a field of numbers.
I see. Any alternative explanations? More intuitive ones perhaps?
 

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