|1.||the act of distributing or the state or manner of being distributed|
|2.||a thing or portion distributed|
|3.||arrangement or location|
|4.||commerce the process of physically satisfying the demand for goods and services|
|5.||economics the division of the total income of a community among its members, esp between labour incomes (wages and salaries) and property incomes (rents, interest, and dividends)|
|6.||statistics the set of possible values of a random variable, or points in a sample space, considered in terms of new theoretical or observed frequency: a normal distribution|
|7.||law the apportioning of the estate of a deceased intestate among the persons entitled to share in it|
|8.||law the lawful division of the assets of a bankrupt among his creditors|
|a. the division of part of a company's profit as a dividend to its shareholders|
|b. the amount paid by dividend in a particular distribution|
|10.||engineering the way in which the fuel-air mixture is supplied to each cylinder of a multicylinder internal-combustion engine|
distribution dis·tri·bu·tion (dĭs'trə-byōō'shən)
The extension of the branches of arteries or nerves to the tissues and organs.
The area in which the branches of an artery or a nerve terminate, or the area supplied by such an artery or nerve.
A set of numbers and their frequency of occurrence from measurements within a statistical population.