# Definition of Distributions. Meaning of Distributions. Synonyms of Distributions

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## Definition of Distributions

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 (Steam Engine) The steps or operations by which steam is supplied to and withdrawn from the cylinder at each stroke of the piston; viz., admission, suppression or cutting off, release or exhaust, and compression of exhaust steam prior to the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

- the number of possible distributions of m objects to n recipients, subject to various conditions; see Twelvefold way Distribution (concurrency), the projection...
- such as measurement errors, often have distributions that are nearly normal. Moreover, Gaussian distributions have some unique properties that are valuable...
- commonly, probability distributions are used to compare the relative occurrence of many different random values. Probability distributions can be defined in...
- written by a distribution's maintainers. Almost one thousand Linux distributions exist. Because of the huge availability of software, distributions have taken...
- about notable Linux distributions in the form of a categorized list. Distributions are organized into sections by the major distribution or package management...
- Distributions, also known as Schwartz distributions or generalized functions, are objects that generalize the classical notion of functions in mathematical...
- word board game Scrabble in different languages have differing letter distributions of the tiles, because the frequency of each letter of the alphabet is...
- and discrete data can all form multimodal distributions. Among univariate analyses, multimodal distributions are commonly bimodal.[citation needed] When...
- In probability theory, heavy-tailed distributions are probability distributions whose tails are not exponentially bounded: that is, they have heavier...
- distributions of the exponential of random variables distributed according to other common distributions, respectively the exponential distribution and...