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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

(Apportionment), noun allocation, allotment, appropriation, assignment, dealing out, disposal, dissemination, division, dole, handing out, issuance, parceling out, partition, placement, proporting, rationing, repartition, sharing
Associated concepts: capital distribution, distribution by oppration of law, distribution of assets, distribution of capital, distribution of corporate assets, distribution of earnings or profits, distribution of powers and functions, distribution of proceeds, distribution points, just and equal distribution, partial distribution, per capita distribution, per stirpes distriiution, pro rata distribution, ratable distribution

distribution

(Arrangement), noun assemblage, classification, collocation, disposition, formation, gradation, graduation, grouping, marshaling, ordering, organization, placement, regimentation, serialization, systematization
See also: administration, allotment, appointment, apportionment, appropriation, arrangement, assignment, budget, circulation, classification, consignment, decentralization, dispensation, disposition, division, form, hierarchy, order, proportion, ration

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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Immunohistochemical stain for Melan-A revealed regular distribution of basal melanocytes without evidence of malignancy (b).
The samples of locations 11 (Cape Monze), 12 (Hub) and 13 (Gadani) show very little content of As in fish flesh samples of F-1 to F-9 of regular distribution. In some of the samples like F-2 to F-4, arsenic was below detection limit (Fig.
trifolii population showed a regular distribution pattern (b = 0.98, P = 0.0352, [r.sup.2] = 0.13) based on Taylor's power law, but an aggregated distribution (b = 1.05, P = 0.0004, [r.sup.2] = 0.86) based on Iwao' patchiness regression.
The right-hand side of (46) shows that the analytic continuation of the regular distribution [[absolute value of x].sup.z] [ln.sup.m] [absolute value of x] is no longer a regular distribution.
The only British 'B' movies to achieve regular distribution in America were the melodramas starring the barnstorming actor Tod Slaughter.
The company board of directors has approved a regular distribution of USD0.33 per share for the second-quarter 2009, payable on August 14, 2009, to holders of record date August 6, 2009.
Aastra's SIP desktop phones can be ordered through Aastra's regular distribution channels in NA, EMEA, Central and Latin America and Asia Pacific.
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The materials sold at Duffy's Discount store are basically overstock, leftovers from the company's regular distribution. Asked where such overstock from United Natural Foods goes, Mr.
Considering the k parameter, 94.1% and 5.9% of the occasions showed respectively an aggregated and a regular distribution. These results indicate that besides the preference for some plants in the orchard there is also a selection of most suitable areas to the offspring in the host plant.
This is not a regular distribution line but a high-voltage transmission line, which few utilities bury because of the high cost, says Meredith Clark, community relations director for the Springfield Utility Board.