Meaning of DISTRIBUTED in English
[dis.trib.ut.ed] adj (1968) 1: characterized by a statistical distribution of a particular kind "a normally ~ random variable"
2: of, relating to, or being a computer network in which at least some of the processing is done by the individual workstations and information is shared by and often stored at the workstations
Merriam-Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Merriam Webster. 2012