Associations to the word «Distribution»


DISTRIBUTION, noun. An act of distributing or state of being distributed.
DISTRIBUTION, noun. An apportionment by law (of funds, property).
DISTRIBUTION, noun. (business) (marketing) The process by which goods get to final consumers over a geographical market, including storing, selling, shipping and advertising.
DISTRIBUTION, noun. The frequency of occurrence or extent of existence.
DISTRIBUTION, noun. Anything distributed; portion; share.
DISTRIBUTION, noun. The result of distributing; arrangement.
DISTRIBUTION, noun. (mathematics) (statistics) A probability distribution; the set of relative likelihoods that a variable will have a value in a given interval.
DISTRIBUTION, noun. (computing) A set of bundled software components; distro.
DISTRIBUTION, noun. (economics) The apportionment of income or wealth in a population.
DISTRIBUTION, noun. (finance) The process or result of the sale of securities, especially their placement among investors with long-term investment strategies.
DISTRIBUTION, noun. (logic) The resolution of a whole into its parts.
DISTRIBUTION, noun. (printing) (historical) The process of sorting the types and placing them in their proper boxes in the cases.
DISTRIBUTION, noun. (steam engines) The steps or operations by which steam is supplied to and withdrawn from the cylinder at each stroke of the piston: admission, suppression or cutting off, release or exhaust, and compression of exhaust steam prior to the next admission.
DISTRIBUTION, noun. (rhetoric) A rhetorical technique in which a subject is divided into multiple cases based on some property or properties, and each case is addressed individually.
DISTRIBUTION BOARD, noun. A board containing multiple electrical circuit breakers; a panelboard
DISTRIBUTION BOARDS, noun. Plural of distribution board
DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL, noun. (business) (marketing) The institutional arrangement by which goods or services are conveyed from producer to user.
DISTRIBUTION FUNCTION, noun. (mathematics) (physics) A function of seven variables of the form \(f(x,y,z,t;v_x,v_y,v_z)\) that gives the number of particles per unit volume in single-particle phase space.
DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of distribution function
DISTRIBUTION LOT, noun. (retail): A synonym of case pack; the number of items in a case or number of cases on a palette. Abbreviation: DL.
DISTRIBUTION SERVER, noun. A network server that stores the installation files for distribution over a network.
DISTRIBUTION SERVERS, noun. Plural of distribution server

Dictionary definition

DISTRIBUTION, noun. (statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence.
DISTRIBUTION, noun. The spatial or geographic property of being scattered about over a range, area, or volume; "worldwide in distribution"; "the distribution of nerve fibers"; "in complementary distribution".
DISTRIBUTION, noun. The act of distributing or spreading or apportioning.
DISTRIBUTION, noun. The commercial activity of transporting and selling goods from a producer to a consumer.

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