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distribute (something) over (something)

To apply something to something else somewhat evenly over an entire area. You need to distribute stain remover over the entire discolored area to have any hope of cleaning it.
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distribute (something) to (someone)

To pass something out, usually to each person in a group. I'll have the volunteers distribute pamphlets to the audience before I begin my lecture.
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distribute something over something

to spread something over something or over an area. Distribute the icing over the entire cake. Walter distributed the sand over the icy spots.
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distribute something to someone

to give out something to someone. Can you distribute this clothing to the needy people who live around here? I will distribute the ice cream to the party guests.
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An additional 12 were distributed specifically under the high-value crops program.
And the regulations specified stated units supplied by the distributed generation will be netted off against units supplied by distribution company by the conclusion of each billing cycle after the date of final interconnection of distributed generation to the grid.
growing adoption of distributed acoustic sensing in non- oil and gas verticals.
RES Distributed plans to utilize resources and services that are available locally, collaborating with PEC, local organizations, subcontractors, and vendors to assist in the execution of the project.
The major body of this paper consists of the following parts: Section 2 introduces the present situation and the policies related to the development of distributed energy in China and puts forward a business impact analysis model for the major players in the power market based on the distributed energy development policy; further, it analyses the influences of the distributed energy development policy from two angles, that is, the benefits of a distributed enterprise and the benefits of a power supply enterprise.
About 9,094 Plastic mats have so far been distributed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 2,500 in Fata and 500 in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Thus, it appears that, even though the regulations treat the distributed interest as having been acquired on the date the qualified trust acquired such interest, there will be no retroactive application that could either cause or undo an ownership shift or change on those prior testing dates.
Capabilities include: multimedia classroom solutions, video production facilities, surveillance systems, distributed video, digital signage, food services technology, boardroom systems, document management, project management, and installation.
Let one of the largest and most-respected electronics companies in the world leverage their technical capabilities and education experience to help solve today's problems and position you to meet tomorrow's needs Capabilities include: multimedia classroom solutions, video production facilities, surveillance systems, distributed video, digital signage, food services technology, boardroom systems, document management, project management, and installation.
In the same way, a non-ILM Distributed Backup system can waste valuable storage space.
The JCN Newswire Japanese feed will be distributed across all major financial terminals and databases in Japan, including Bloomberg, Reuters, Thomson, Factset and QUICK, the leading Japanese vendor.
In this article it is argued that contemporary models of leadership such as shared or distributed leadership, or even discussions of transformational methodologies are based on a compromised vision of the nature of leadership.
A long-time CONTROL-M customer for its mainframe batch processes, ATPCO is expanding its use of CONTROL-M to its distributed environment, which includes Windows NT, Linux, IBM AIX and HP servers.
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