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  • Distribution — Dis tri*bu tion, n. [L. distributio: cf. F. distribution.] 1. The act of distributing or dispensing; the act of dividing or apportioning among several or many; apportionment; as, the distribution of an estate among heirs or children. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Distribution — Contents 1 In mathematics, science, and technology 1.1 In mathematics 1.2 In science …   Wikipedia

  • DISTRIBUTION — s. f. Action de distribuer, ou Le résultat de cette action. Distribution de vivres. Distribution du butin. Distribution des rôles d une pièce de théâtre. Distribution du travail, des travaux. Distribution de deniers. Distribution des prix. La… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • DISTRIBUTION — n. f. Action de distribuer ou Résultat de cette action. Distribution de vivres. Distribution des rôles d’une pièce de théâtre. Distribution du travail, des travaux. Distribution de dividendes. Distribution des prix. Il signifie particulièrement,… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • distribution — noun Date: 14th century 1. a. the act or process of distributing b. the apportionment by a court of the personal property of an intestate 2. a. the position, arrangement, or frequency of occurrence …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • distribution — 1. The arrangement of troops for any purpose, such as a battle, march, or maneuver. 2. A planned pattern of projectiles about a point. 3. A planned spread of fire to cover a desired frontage or depth. 4. An official delivery of anything, such as… …   Military dictionary

  • Distribution (economics) — Distribution in economics refers to the way total output, income, or wealth is distributed among individuals or among the factors of production (such as labour, land, and capital).[1]. In general theory and the national income and product… …   Wikipedia

  • Distribution Select — (formerly Distribution Musicor, Distribution GAM and Distribution Trans Canada) is a Canadian record and video distributor based in Montreal, Quebec in 1965 as Disques Select. It is a wholly owned division of Quebecor Media. Contents 1 History 2… …   Wikipedia

  • Distribution (pharmacology) — Distribution in pharmacology is a branch of pharmacokinetics which describes the reversible transfer of drug from one location to another within the body. The distribution of a drug between tissues is dependent on permeability between tissues… …   Wikipedia

  • Distribution law — [1] or the Nerst s distribution law gives a generalisation which governs the distribution of a solute between two non miscible solvents.This law was first given by Nerst who studied the distribution of several solutes between different… …   Wikipedia

  • Distribution uniformity — or DU in irrigation is a measure of how uniformly water is applied to the area being watered, expressed as a percentage. The distribution uniformity is often calculated when performing an irrigation audit. The DU should not be confused with the… …   Wikipedia

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