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 The steps or operations by which steam is supplied to and withdrawn from the cylinder at each stroke of the piston; viz., admission, suppression or cutting off, release or exhaust, and compression of exhaust steam prior to the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

Distribution Quotations

When resources are degraded, we start competing for them, whether it is at the local level in Kenya, where we had tribal clashes over land and water, or at the global level, where we are fighting over water, oil, and minerals. So one way to promote peace is to promote sustainable management and equitable distribution of resources.
Wangari Maathai

I hope climate science becomes the big thing. And then what I want is electrical engineers to solve the world's energy problems, energy distribution problems. I want mechanical engineers to make better transportation systems. I want chemical engineers to develop better solar panels, and so on.
Bill Nye

We cannot and will not ban the creation of violent video games. But, we can prevent the distribution of these disturbing games to children, where their effects can be negative.
Herb Kohl

I resolved to stop accumulating and begin the infinitely more serious and difficult task of wise distribution.
Andrew Carnegie

The market economy is very good at wealth creation but not perfect at all about wealth distribution.
Jonathan Sacks
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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
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