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distributions, plural;
  1. The action of sharing something out among a number of recipients
    • - she had it printed for distribution among her friends
  2. The way in which something is shared out among a group or spread over an area
    • - changes undergone by the area have affected the distribution of its wildlife
  3. The action or process of supplying goods to stores and other businesses that sell to consumers
    • - a manager has the choice of four types of distribution
    • - an established distribution channel
  4. The different number of cards of each suit in a player's hand
    • - strength has two ingredients, high cards and distribution

  1. (statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence
  2. the spatial or geographic property of being scattered about over a range, area, or volume; "worldwide in distribution"; "the distribution of nerve fibers"; "in complementary distribution"
  3. the act of distributing or spreading or apportioning
  4. the commercial activity of transporting and selling goods from a producer to a consumer
  5. (distribute) administer or bestow, as in small portions; "administer critical remarks to everyone present"; "dole out some money"; "shell out pocket money for the children"; "deal a blow to someone"; "the machine dispenses soft drinks"
  6. spread: distribute or disperse widely; "The invaders spread their language all over the country"
  7. The following terms are used in Contract bridge, Duplicate bridge, and Auction bridge. Some of them are also used in Whist, Bid whist, and other trick-taking games.
  8. Physical distribution (or place) is one of the four elements of the marketing mix. An organization or set of organizations (go-betweens) involved in the process of making a product or service available for use or consumption by a consumer or business user.
  9. In mathematics and computer science, a history monoid is a way of representing the histories of concurrently running computer processes as a collection of strings, each string representing the individual history of a process. ...
  10. In differential geometry, a discipline within mathematics, a distribution is a subset of the tangent bundle of a manifold satisfying certain properties. Distributions are used to build up notions of integrability, and specifically of a foliation of a manifold.
  11. In biology, the range or distribution of a species is the geographical area within which that species can be found. Within that range, dispersion is variation in local density.
  12. Distribution in economics refers to the way total output or income is distributed among individuals or among the factors of production (such as labour, land, and capital). . In general theory and the national income and product accounts, each unit of output corresponds to a unit of income. ...
  13. An act of distributing or state of being distributed; An apportionment by law (of funds, property); The process by which goods get to final consumers over a geographical market, including storing, selling, shipping and advertising; The frequency of occurrence or extent of existence; Anything ...
  14. (distribute) To divide into portions and dispense; To supply to retail outlets; To deliver or pass out; To scatter or spread; To apportion (more or less evenly); To classify or separate into categories; To be distributive
  15. (Distributions) Payout of realized capital gains on securities in the portfolio of a mutual fund or closed-end investment company.
  16. (Distributions) The income or capital gain made by a mutual fund that is paid to the fund's investors.
  17. (Distributions) Payments to investors by a mutual fund from income or from profit realized from sales of securities.
  18. (Distributions) Cash or stock returned to the limited partners after the general partner has exited from an investment. Stock distributions are sometimes referred to as “in-kind” distributions. ...
  19. (Distributions) Payment by a business entity to its owners of items such as cash assets, stocks, or earnings.
  20. (Distributions) Payments from fund or corporate cash flow. May include dividends from earnings, capital gains from sale of portfolio holdings and return of capital. Fund distributions can be made by check or by investing in additional shares. ...
  21. (Distributions) Withdrawals from a retirement plan or IRA. Also, payments of dividends and/or capital gains by a mutual fund, which can trigger significant tax consequences for an investor. See Mutual Funds:Taxes.
  22. (Distributions) Amounts paid from your HSA for qualified health care services.
  23. (Distributions) Amounts paid to, or withdrawn by, the owners of a Sole Proprietorship, Partnership, S Corporation, or Limited Liability Company.
  24. (Distributions) Net cash flow paid to the investors as dividends, subordinated debt interest or principal, or repayment of equity.
  25. (Distributions) Payments of income to unit holders or beneficiaries of the fund/trust. Distributions are usually quarterly, however, for some funds they may be six-monthly or annually.