Definition of Distribution

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  • (n.) The steps or operations by which steam is supplied to and withdrawn from the cylinder at each stroke of the piston; viz., admission, suppression or cutting off, release or exhaust, and compression of exhaust steam prior to the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