distribute

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • verb to give something or send something out
  • verb to spread something over a wide area

Accounting

  • verb to share out dividends
  • verb to send out goods from a manufacturer’s warehouse to retail shops

Computing

Electronics

  • To divide or spread throughout a single entity, or among many.
  • To divide or separate into groups or categories.

Publishing

  • verb to break up standing metal type and put each piece back into its case
  • verb in Monotype and Linotype machines, to melt down cast slugs after they have been used
  • verb to spread ink evenly over the surface of a plate, using a distributing roller
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