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Definition of Distribution

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 (Steam Engine) The steps or operations by which steam is supplied to and withdrawn from the cylinder at each stroke of the piston; viz., admission, suppression or cutting off, release or exhaust, and compression of exhaust steam prior to the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

Meaning of Distribution from wikipedia

- Distribution may refer to: Distribution (mathematics), generalized functions used to formulate solutions of partial differential equations Probability...
- In probability theory and statistics, a probability distribution is the mathematical function that gives the probabilities of occurrence of different possible...
- The Pareto distribution, named after the Italian civil engineer, economist, and sociologist Vilfredo Pareto, (US: /pəˈreɪtoʊ/ pə-RAY-toh), is a power-law...
- A Linux distribution (often abbreviated as distro) is an operating system made from a software collection that is based upon the Linux kernel and, often...
- normal (or Gaussian or Gauss or Laplace–Gauss) distribution is a type of continuous probability distribution for a real-valued random variable. The general...
- probability theory and statistics, the beta distribution is a family of continuous probability distributions defined on the interval [0, 1] parameterized...
- In probability theory and statistics, the exponential distribution is the probability distribution of the time between events in a Poisson point process...
- statistics, the Bernoulli distribution, named after Swiss mathematician Jacob Bernoulli, is the discrete probability distribution of a random variable which...
- and statistics, the geometric distribution is either of two discrete probability distributions: The probability distribution of the number X of Bernoulli...
- In probability theory and statistics, the Poisson distribution (/ˈpwɑːsɒn/; French pronunciation: ​[pwasɔ̃]), named after French mathematician Siméon Denis...
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