Fragmented vs Distributed - What's the difference?

fragmented | distributed |


As verbs the difference between fragmented and distributed

is that fragmented is (fragment) while distributed is (distribute).

As an adjective fragmented

is broken into fragments.

fragmented

English

Verb

(head)
  • (fragment)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • broken into fragments
  • composed of fragments
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    distributed

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (distribute)

  • distribute

    English

    Verb

    (distribut)
  • (senseid)To divide into portions and dispense.
  • He distributed the bread amongst his followers.
  • (senseid)To supply to retail outlets.
  • The agency distributes newspapers to local shops.
  • (senseid)To deliver or pass out.
  • A network of children distributes flyers to every house.
  • (senseid)To scatter or spread.
  • I raked the soil then distributed grass seed.
  • (senseid)To apportion (more or less evenly).
  • The robot's six legs distributed its weight over a wide area.
  • (senseid)To classify or separate into categories.
  • The database distributed verbs into transitive and intransitive segments.
  • (senseid)(mathematics) To be distributive.
  • (printing) To separate (type which has been used) and return it to the proper boxes in the cases.
  • (printing) To spread (ink) evenly, as upon a roller or a table.
  • (logic) To employ (a term) in its whole extent; to take as universal in one premise.
  • * Whately
  • A term is said to be distributed when it is taken universal, so as to stand for everything it is capable of being applied to.

    Derived terms

    * distributable * distribution * distributionism * distributism * distributivism * distributivity * distributor

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