The act of distributing or the condition of being distributed; apportionment. Something distributed; an allotment. The act of dispersing or the condition of being dispersed; diffusion. The geographic occurrence or range of an organism. The geographic occurrence or range of a custom, usage, or other feature. Division into categories; classification. The process of marketing and supplying goods, especially to retailers. A spatial or temporal array of objects or events: the distribution of theaters on Broadway. Law The division of an estate or property among rightful heirs. Statistics A set of numbers and their frequency of occurrence collected from measurements over a statistical population. Mathematics A generalized function used in the study of partial differential equations.