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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 (Steam Engine) The steps or operations by which steam is supplied to and withdrawn from the cylinder at each stroke of the piston; viz., admission, suppression or cutting off, release or exhaust, and compression of exhaust steam prior to the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...
- 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...
- In probability theory and statistics, a probability distribution is the mathematical function that gives the probabilities of occurrence of different possible...
- Digital distribution (also referred to as content delivery, online distribution, or electronic software distribution (ESD), among others) is the delivery...
- the gamma distribution is a two-parameter family of continuous probability distributions. The exponential distribution, Erlang distribution, and chi-square...
- normal (or Gaussian or Gauss or Laplaceā€“Gauss) distribution is a type of continuous probability distribution for a real-valued random variable. The general...
- Film distribution is the process of making a movie available for viewing by an audience. This is normally the task of a professional film distributor,...
- Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc. until 2007) is an American film distribution studio within the Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution division of...
- and statistics, the Gumbel distribution (Generalized Extreme Value distribution Type-I) is used to model the distribution of the maximum (or the minimum)...
- In probability theory and statistics, the exponential distribution is the probability distribution of the time between events in a Poisson point process...