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Definition of 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.
  2. Separation into parts or classes; arrangement of anything into parts; disposition; classification.
  3. That which is distributed.
  4. A resolving a whole into its parts.
  5. The sorting of types and placing them in their proper boxes in the cases.
  6. The steps or operations by which steam is supplied to and withdrawn from the cylinder at each stroke of the piston; viz., admission, suppression or cutting off, release or exhaust, and compression of exhaust steam prior to the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.
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Distribution Translations

distribution in Danish is fordeling
distribution in Dutch is verdeling, uitreiking
distribution in Finnish is vanavesi
distribution in German is Verteilung
distribution in Italian is erogazione
distribution in Norwegian is utdeling, fordeling
distribution in Swedish is spridning, utdelning, utbredning