The act of distributing or dispensing; the act of dividing or apportioning among several or many; apportionment; as, the distribution of an estate among heirs or children.
division or dispensement of portions
the act of distributing or spreading or apportioning
From a logistics perspective distribution is: That functional phase of military logistics that embraces the act of dispensing materiel, facilities, and services. An official delivery of anything, such as orders or supplies. The process of assigning military personnel to activities, units, or billets. ( JP 1-02)
Volunteer with Friends of Scouting campaign, to store and dispense 4-5 kits of recognition items to FOS presenters. Takes 3-5 months.
The process of delivering bulk medical materials (e.g., SNS supplies) from stockpile and staging areas to the dispensing centers. Second step in drug delivery chain from stockpile to distribution to dispensing.