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English → English (gcide) Definition: Geographical distribution Geographic \Ge`o*graph"ic\, Geographical \Ge`o*graph"ic*al\, a. [L. geographicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. g['e]ographique.] Of or pertaining to geography. [1913 Webster] Geographical distribution. See under Distribution. Geographic latitude (of a place), the angle included between a line perpendicular or normal to the level surface of water at rest at the place, and the plane of the equator; differing slightly from the geocentric latitude by reason of the difference between the earth's figure and a true sphere. Geographical mile. See under Mile. Geographical variation, any variation of a species which is dependent on climate or other geographical conditions. [1913 Webster] Distribution \Dis`tri*bu"tion\, n. [L. distributio: cf. F. distribution.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] The phenomena of geological distribution are exactly analogous to those of geography. --A. R. Wallace. [1913 Webster] 2. Separation into parts or classes; arrangement of anything into parts; disposition; classification. [1913 Webster] 3. That which is distributed. “Our charitable distributions.” --Atterbury. [1913 Webster] 4. (Logic) A resolving a whole into its parts. [1913 Webster] 5. (Print.) The sorting of types and placing them in their proper boxes in the cases. [1913 Webster] 6. (Steam Engine) The steps or operations by which steam is supplied to and withdrawn from the cylinder at each stroke of the piston; viz., admission, suppression or cutting off, release or exhaust, and compression of exhaust steam prior to the next admission. [1913 Webster] Geographical distribution, the natural arrangements of animals and plants in particular regions or districts. Syn: Apportionments; allotment; dispensation; disposal; dispersion; classification; arrangement. [1913 Webster]


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