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distribution Explained

distribution at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['dıstrəb'ju:ʃən]

distribution at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1382, from L. distributionem, from distribuere "deal out in portions," from dis- "individually" + tribuere "assign, allot." ///

distribution at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

W2 n
1 [U] the act of sharing things among a large group of people in a planned way: distribution of// --the distribution of aid supplies//
2 [U] when goods are supplied to shops and companies for them to sell: --a distribution centre//
3 [U and C] the way in which something exists in different amounts in different parts of an area or group: --population distribution// distribution of// --the highly unequal distribution of economic power//

distribution at French => English Of Explained:

distribution

distribution at Swedish => english Of Explained:

distributing

distribution at English => English (GNU/Linux) Of Explained:

n. 1. A software source tree packaged for distribution; but see kit. Since about 1996 unqualified use of this term often implies 'Linux distribution'. The short for distro is often used for this sense. 2. A vague term encompassing mailing lists and Usenet newsgroups (but not BBS fora); any topic-oriented message channel with multiple recipients. 3. An information-space domain (usually loosely correlated with geography) to which propagation of a Usenet message is restricted; a much-underutilized feature. From Jargon Dictionary http://www.tldp.org/LDP/Linux-Dictionary/

distribution at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

72 Moby Thesaurus words for "distribution":
administration, allocation, allotment, apportionment, arrangement,
array, arraying, assignment, attenuation, broadcast, broadcasting,
cataloguing, circulation, circumfusion, classification,
codification, collation, collocation, constitution, deployment,
diffraction, diffusion, dilution, disbursal, disbursement,
dispensation, dispersal, dispersion, disposal, disposition,
dissemination, dissipation, divergence, division, dole, doling,
doling out, evaporation, expansion, form, formation, formulation,
fragmentation, giving out, grouping, issuance, marshaling, order,
ordering, passing around, paying out, peppering, placement,
propagation, publication, radiation, regimentation, scattering,
scatterment, sequence, sharing, shotgun pattern, sowing,
spattering, splay, spread, spreading, sprinkling, strewing,
structuring, syntax, volatilization

distribution at French => English Of Explained:

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distribution at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Arrangement): {Making orderly}: arrangement, plan, preparation, disposal, disposition, collocation, allocation, distribution, sorting, assortment, allotment, apportionment, taxonomy, graduation, organization, grouping, tabulation, analysis, classification, clustering, division, digestion.

[N] (Nonassemblage, Dispersion): dispersion, disjunction, divergence, aspersion, scattering, dissemination, diffusion, dissipation, distribution, apportionment, spread, interspersion, flotsam and jetsam, disjecta membra .

[N] (Apportionment): apportionment, allotment, appropriation, distribution, division, deal, repartition, dividend, portion, share, allotment, fair share, allocation, lot, measure, dose, ration, proportion, quota.

distribution at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
1 [U, C] the way that sth is shared or exists over a particular area or among a particular group of people:
the unfair distribution of wealth * The map shows the distribution of this species across the world. * They studied the geographical distribution of the disease.
2 [U] the act of giving or delivering sth to a number of people:
the distribution of food and medicines to the flood victims * He was arrested on drug distribution charges. * Electronic media make the potential for information distribution possible on a scale never before achieved.
3 [U] (business) the system of transporting and delivering goods:
distribution costs * worldwide distribution systems * marketing, sales and distribution
distributional adjective

distribution at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
1 [U, C] the way that sth is shared or exists over a particular area or among a particular group of people:
the unfair distribution of wealth * The map shows the distribution of this species across the world. * They studied the geographical distribution of the disease.
2 [U] the act of giving or delivering sth to a number of people:
the distribution of food and medicines to the flood victims * He was arrested on drug distribution charges. * Electronic media make the potential for information distribution possible on a scale never before achieved.
3 [U] (business) the system of transporting and delivering goods:
distribution costs * worldwide distribution systems * marketing, sales and distribution
distributional adjective

Distribution at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

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.

The phenomena of geological distribution are exactly
analogous to those of geography. --A. R.
Wallace.

2. Separation into parts or classes; arrangement of anything
into parts; disposition; classification.

3. That which is distributed. ``Our charitable
distributions.'' --Atterbury.

4. (Logic) A resolving a whole into its parts.

5. (Print.) The sorting of types and placing them in their
proper boxes in the cases.

6. (Steam Engine) The steps or operations by which steam is
supplied to and withdrawn from the cylinder at each stroke
of the piston; viz., admission, suppression or cutting
off, release or exhaust, and compression of exhaust steam
prior to the next admission.

{Geographical distribution}, the natural arrangements of
animals and plants in particular regions or districts.

Syn: Apportionments; allotment; dispensation; disposal;
dispersion; classification; arrangement.

distribution at English => English (Computer) Of Explained:

distribution

1. A software source tree packaged for
distribution; but see {kit}.

2. A vague term encompassing {mailing list}s and
{Usenet} {newsgroup}s (but not {BBS} {fora}); any
topic-oriented message channel with multiple recipients.

3. An information-space domain (usually loosely
correlated with geography) to which propagation of a {Usenet}
message is restricted; a much-underused feature.

[{Jargon File}]

distribution at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

distribution
n 1: (statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing
their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence
[syn: {statistical distribution}]
2: the spatial property of being scattered about over an area
or volume [syn: {dispersion}] [ant: {concentration}]
3: the act of distributing or spreading or apportioning
4: the commercial activity of transporting and selling goods
from a producer to a consumer

distribution at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedia » dab=distribution

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » la distributio, from distribuere 'to distribute', itself from dis- 'apart' + tribuere 'to ' (from tribus).

Pronunciation

* Inter: IPA » /ˌdɪstɹəˈbjuːʃən/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /%dIstr\@"bju:S@n/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-distribution.ogg|Audio (US)

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n


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  • An act of distributing or state of being distributed.
    1. An apportionment by law (of funds, property).
    2. Inter: business » marketing The process by which goods get to final consumers over a geographical market, including storing, selling, shipping and advertising.
    3. The frequency of occurrence or extent of existence.
    4. Anything distributed; portion; share
    5. The result of distributing; arrangement.
    6. Inter: mathematics » statistics A probability distribution; the set of relative likelihoods that a variable will have a value in a given interval.
    7. Inter: computin » g A set of bundled software components; distro.
    8. Inter: economic » s The apportionment of income or wealth in a population.
    9. : The wealth distribution became extremely skewed in the kleptocracy.
    10. Inter: financ » e The process or result of the sale of securities, especially their placement among investors with long-term investment strategies.

      Derived terms

      Inter: rel-top » Derived terms

  • distributional
  • distributionism
  • frequency distribution
  • income distribution

  • Inter: rel-mi » d
    • multidistribution
    • property distribution
    • stable distribution


  • probability distribution
  • tempered distribution

  • Inter: rel-botto » m

    Related terms

    * distributee
    • distributive
    • distributor

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » act of distribution or being distributed
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|разпределяне|n|sc=Cyrl
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|分配|tr=fēnpèi|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|分布|tr=fēnbù|sc=Hani
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|distributie, Inter: t+ » nl|uitdeling, Inter: t+ » nl|verdeling|f
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|disdono, Inter: t- » eo|distribuado
    • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|jaotus
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|levittäminen, Inter: t- » fi|levitys, Inter: t+ » fi|levikki, Inter: t+ » fi|jako, Inter: t- » fi|jakaminen
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|distribution|f
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Distribution|f, Inter: t+ » de|Verbreitung|f, Inter: t- » de|Austeilung|f
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|διανομή|f|tr=dianomí|sc=Grek
    • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|leatacht|f
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|distribuzione|f
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|配布|tr=はいふ, haifu|sc=Jpan, Inter: t- » ja|配分|tr=はいぶん, haibun|sc=Jpan, Inter: t+ » ja|分布|tr=ぶんぷ, bunpu|sc=Jpan


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|dystrybucja|f
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|distribuire
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|распространение|n|tr=rasprostranénije|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|раздача|f|tr=razdáča|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|распределение|n|tr=raspredelénije|sc=Cyrl
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|sgaoileadh|m
  • Serbo-Croatian:
  • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|расподјела|f|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » sh|дистрибуција|f|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » sh|раздиоба|f|sc=Cyrl
  • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|raspodjela|f|alt=rȁspodjela, Inter: t- » sh|distribucija|f|alt=distribúcija, Inter: t- » sh|razdioba|f|alt=ràzdioba
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|distribución|f
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|distribution|c, Inter: t+ » sv|fördelning|c

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » apportionment by law of funds, property
    • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|opdeling, Inter: t+ » nl|verdeling|f
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|jako
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Aufteilung|f


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|κατανομή|f|tr=katanomí|sc=Grek, Inter: qualifier » colloquial Inter: t+ » el|μοιρασιά|f|tr=moirasiá|sc=Grek
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|fördelning|c

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » process by which commodities get to final consumers
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|разпространение|n|sc=Cyrl
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|distributie, Inter: t+ » nl|verdeling|f
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|jakelu
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Distribution|f, Inter: t+ » de|Absatz|m
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|διανομή|f|tr=dianomí|sc=Grek


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|distribuire
  • Serbo-Croatian:
  • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|достова|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » sh|дистрибуција|f|sc=Cyrl
  • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|dostava, Inter: t- » sh|distribucija|f|alt=distribúcija
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|distribution|c

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » frequency of occurrence or extent of existence
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|разпределение|n|sc=Cyrl
    • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|spreiding|f, Inter: t- » nl|verspreiding|f
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|disvastiĝo
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|jakauma


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Distribution|f, Inter: t+ » de|Verbreitung|f, Inter: t+ » de|Aufteilung|f
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|κατανομή|f|tr=katanomí|sc=Grek
  • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|distribucija|f|alt=distribúcija, Inter: t- » sh|raspodjela|f|alt=rȁspodjela
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|distribution|c, Inter: t+ » sv|fördelning|c

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » anything distributed; portion; share
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|distributie, Inter: t+ » nl|uitdeling|f
    • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|jaotis
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|osa, Inter: t+ » fi|osuus


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Streuung|f, Inter: t+ » de|Verbreitung|f, Inter: t+ » de|Aufteilung|f
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|διανομή|f|tr=dianomí|sc=Grek
  • Swedish: Inter: t- » sv|tilldelning|c, Inter: t+ » sv|utdelning|c

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » the result of distributing; arrangement
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|разпределение|n|sc=Cyrl
    • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|opdeling, Inter: t+ » nl|verdeling|f
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|jakauma
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Distribution|f, Inter: t+ » de|Aufteilung|f


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|κατανομή|f|tr=katanomí|sc=Grek
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|распространение|n|tr=rasprostranénije|sc=Cyrl
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|distribution|c, Inter: t+ » sv|fördelning|c

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » distribution in statistics
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|разпределение|n|sc=Cyrl
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|rozdělení|n
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|distributie, Inter: t+ » nl|verdeling|f
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|jakauma
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Distribution|f, Inter: t+ » de|Gliederung|f, Inter: t+ » de|Aufteilung|f
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|κατανομή|f|tr=katanomí|sc=Grek
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|eloszlás
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|distribuzione|f


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|rozkład|m
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|distribuire, Inter: t- » ro|distribuție
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|распределение|n|tr=raspredelénije|sc=Cyrl
  • Serbo-Croatian:
  • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|дистрибуција|f|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » sh|расподјела|f|sc=Cyrl
  • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|distribucija|f|alt=distribúcija, Inter: t- » sh|raspodjela|f|alt=rȁspodjela
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|fördelning|c

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » fr: Inter: t+ » fr|distribution|f
    • Inter: ttbc » de: Inter: t+ » de|Verteilung|f
    • Inter: ttbc » he: Inter: t- » he|הפצה|f|tr=hafatza|sc=Hebr, Inter: t- » he|חלוקה|f|tr=khaluqa|sc=Hebr
    • Inter: ttbc » id: Inter: t+ » id|distribusi, Inter: t+ » id|alokasi, Inter: t+ » id|bagi|alt=pembagian, Inter: t+ » id|sebar|alt=penyebaran
    • Inter: ttbc » it: Inter: t+ » it|distribuzione|f
    • Inter: ttbc » ja: Inter: t- » ja|配布|tr=はいふ, haifu|sc=Jpan, Inter: t- » ja|配分|tr=はいぶん, haibun|sc=Jpan, Inter: t+ » ja|分布|tr=ぶんぷ, bunpu|sc=Jpan


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Inter: ttbc » lt: Inter: t+ » lt|pasiskirstymas|m
  • Inter: ttbc » ml: Inter: t+ » ml|വിതരണം|tr=vitharaNam|sc=Mlym
  • Inter: ttbc » ang: Inter: t- » ang|brytnung|f|sc=Latinx
  • Inter: ttbc » fa: Inter: t+ » fa|توزیع|tr=tozia|sc=fa-Arab
  • Inter: ttbc » pt: Inter: t+ » pt|distribuição|f
  • Inter: ttbc » sl: Inter: t- » sl|porazdelitev, Inter: t- » sl|distribucija
  • Inter: ttbc » es: Inter: t+ » es|distribución|f
  • Inter: ttbc » te: Inter: t+ » te|పంపకము|tr=పంచు, పంచిపెట్టు - క్రియలు|sc=Telu

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:1000 English basic words -

    French

    Etymology

    From Classical Inter: etyl » la|fr distributio, from distribuere 'to distribute', itself from dis- 'apart' + tribuere 'to ' (from tribus).

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: audio » Fr-distribution.ogg|audio

    Noun

    Inter: fr-noun » f
  • A distribution
    1. A physical arrangement, spacing


    ...

    Related terms

    * distribuable
    • distribuer
    • distributaire {{m}}
    • distributeur {{m}}
    • distributif
    • distributivement


    Swedish

    Noun

    Inter: sv-noun » g=c
  • distribution, dissemination
    1. Inter: mathematics » lang=sv a distribution, generalized function
    2. Inter: statistics » lang=sv a distribution

      Declension

      Inter: sv-noun-reg-e » r

      Synonyms

      * spridning


    ; statistics
    • fördelning


    Translation: ar » distribution
    Translation: cs » distribution
    Translation: de » distribution
    Translation: et » distribution
    Translation: el » distribution
    Translation: es » distribution
    Translation: eu » distribution
    Translation: fa » distribution
    Translation: fr » distribution
    Translation: ko » distribution
    Translation: hy » distribution
    Translation: io » distribution
    Translation: id » distribution
    Translation: it » distribution
    Translation: kn » distribution
    Translation: kk » distribution
    Translation: ku » distribution
    Translation: lt » distribution
    Translation: li » distribution
    Translation: hu » distribution
    Translation: mg » distribution
    Translation: ml » distribution
    Translation: my » distribution
    Translation: nl » distribution
    Translation: no » distribution
    Translation: oc » distribution
    Translation: pl » distribution
    Translation: ru » distribution
    Category: simple:distribution -
    Translation: fi » distribution
    Translation: sv » distribution
    Translation: ta » distribution
    Translation: te » distribution
    Translation: tr » distribution
    Translation: uk » distribution
    Translation: vi » distribution
    Translation: zh » distribution

  • Distribution at English (WD) Of Explained:

    ==German==

    Etymology

    From Classical Inter: etyl » la|de Inter: term » distributio|lang=la.

    Noun

    Inter: de-noun » f||Distributionen
  • distribution

  • Translation: de » Distribution
    Translation: et » Distribution
    Translation: fr » Distribution
    Translation: ko » Distribution
    Translation: id » Distribution
    Translation: mg » Distribution
    Translation: pl » Distribution
    Translation: ru » Distribution
    Translation: tr » Distribution
    Translation: zh » Distribution