Meaning of DISTRIBUTIVE in English


[dis.trib.u.tive] adj (15c) 1: of or relating to distribution: as a: dealing a proper share to each of a group b: diffusing more or less evenly

2. of a word: referring singly and without exception to the members of a group "each, either, and none are ~" 3 a: being an operation (as multiplication in a(b + c) equals ab + ac) that produces the same result when operating on the whole mathematical expression as when operating on each part and collecting the results b: being or relating to a rule or property concerning a distributive operation "the ~ property of multiplication with respect to addition" -- adv -- dis.trib.u.tiv.i.ty n

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