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distribution

 
Noun distribution has 4 senses
  1. distribution, statistical distribution - (statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence
    --1 is a kind of arrangement, organization, organisation, system
    --1 has particulars:
     equidsitribution; frequency distribution; normal distribution, Gaussian distribution; Poisson distribution; sample distribution, sample, sampling; binomial distribution, Bernoulli distribution
  2. distribution, dispersion - the spatial property of being scattered about over an area or volume
    --2 is a kind of spacing, spatial arrangement
    Antonyms: concentration, density, denseness, compactness
    --2 has particulars:
     complementary distribution, complementation; diaspora; dissemination, diffusion; innervation; scatter, spread
  3. distribution - the act of distributing or spreading or apportioning
    --3 is a kind of
    act, human action, human activity
    --3 has particulars:
     assignment, assigning; redistribution; dispensation; allotment, apportionment, apportioning, allocation, parceling, parcelling, assignation; deal; revenue sharing; sharing, share-out
    Derived forms: verb distribute1, verb distribute2
  4. distribution - the commercial activity of transporting and selling goods from a producer to a consumer
    --4 is a kind of
    commerce, commercialism, mercantilism
    --4 is a part of marketing
    Derived form: verb distribute3
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