# Dictionary Definition

distributed adj

1 spread out or scattered about or divided up
[ant: concentrated]

2 (of investments) distributed among a variety of
securities

# User Contributed Dictionary

## English

### Pronunciation

### Verb

distributed# Extensive Definition

Distribution may refer to:

## Mathematics / Physics

- Distribution (mathematics), for generalized functions
- Probability distribution
- Frequency distribution
- Cumulative distribution function in statistics
- Distribution function, in physics describes the number of particles per unit volume in phase space.
- Maxwell–Boltzmann distribution
- Distribution (differential geometry), a subbundle of a vector bundle defining the integrability conditions of a set of differential equations.
- Distributed parameter systems, systems that have an infinite-dimensional state-space.

Distribution theory commonly refers to either the
theory of generalized
functions or the theory of probability
distributions.

## Economics

## Computer science

- Distributed computing
- Software distribution
- Distribution (concurrency), the projection operator in a history monoid

## Entertainment

## Other usages

- Complementary distribution, in grammar
- Electricity distribution, in electrical engineering
- Purse distribution, in horse racing
- Distribution (pharmacology)
- Population distribution – how the demographics of a population break down
- Distribution Select, a record label
- Key distribution center
- Trip distribution
- Distribution of terms
- Electronic brakeforce distribution
- Spectral power distribution, in color science

## See also

- Distributor (disambiguation)
- Apportionment
- Range
- Range (biology) the area a species inhabits

distributed in German: Verteilung

distributed in French: Distribution

distributed in Indonesian: Distribusi

distributed in Italian: Distribuzione

distributed in Dutch: Distributie

distributed in Japanese: 分布

distributed in Portuguese: Distribuição

distributed in Sicilian: Distribbuzzioni

distributed in Simple English:
Distribution

distributed in Thai: การกระจายตัว

# Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

accessible, affirmed, announced, broadcast, brought to notice,
circulated, common
knowledge, common property, current, declared, diffuse, diffused, discrete, dispersed, dispread, disseminated, dissipated, in circulation,
in print, made public, open, proclaimed, propagated, public, published, reported, scattered, sparse, sporadic, spread, stated, straggling, straggly, strewn, strown, telecast, televised, widespread