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distribution

n. the act of dividing up the assets of an estate or trust, or paying out profits or assets of a corporation or business according to the ownership percentages. (See: distribute)

distribution

1 the apportioning of the estate of a deceased intestate among the persons entitled to share in it.
2 after a bankruptcy order has been made, the trustee, having gathered in the bankrupt's estate, must distribute the assets available for distribution in accordance with the prescribed order of payment. All debts proved in the bankruptcy in the same category of priority rank PARI PASSU. See also CORPORATION TAX.

DISTRIBUTION. By this term is understood the division of an intestate's estate according to law.
     2. The English statute of 22 and 23 Car. II. c. 10, which was itself probably borrowed from the 118th Novel of Justinian, is the foundation of, perhaps, most acts of distribution in the several states. Vide 2 Kent, Com. 342, note; 8 Com. Dig. 522; 11 Vin. Ab. 189, 202; Com. Dig. Administration, H.

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By clustering the multiyear average WYC and the multiyear average precipitation, a cluster distribution map was obtained (Figure 17), and the results are broadly divided into five types.
Figure 5 demonstrates the proximity among the cluster distribution patterns in the target frames in Figure 2(f) or Figure 2(h).
Determinants of cluster distribution in the molecular epidemiology of tuberculosis.
Tenders are invited for work "Balance work for construction of cluster distribution network, EC activities, pump houses, Clearwater reservoirs, over head service reservoirs, 33KV switchyards & village distribution net work under Package - IV of Nagaur Lift Project, Phase-I with Operation and Maintenance of complete system for 10 years on Single Point Responsibility Turnkey basis"
We will study non-equilibrium effects and kinetic barriers in atmospheric clustering, and use these to build cluster distribution models with genuine predictive capacity.Chemical ionization mass spectrometers can, unlike any other instruments, detect the elemental composition of many of the smallest clusters at ambient low concentrations.
Tenders are invited for o and m of ramganjmandi- pachpahar water supply project including cluster distribution system and village distribution system package- i, ii and iii district kota, chittaurgarh and jhalawar for 5 years