As an adjective distributive
is relating to distribution.
As a noun distributive
is (grammar) a distributive adjective or pronoun.
As an adverb distributively is
in a distributive manner.
Relating to distribution.
Tending to distribute; serving to divide and assign in portions; dealing a proper share to each.
- distributive justice
(mathematics) A property of functions that have a rule describing how the function can be performed to the individual components of another operation.
- (Jonathan Swift)
- If function f'' is distributive with respect to function ''g , then .
(logic) Assigning the species of a general term.
(grammar) Expressing separation; denoting a taking singly, not collectively.
- If the operation is distributive with respect to the operation , then .
- a distributive adjective or pronoun, such as "each", "either", or "every"
- a distributive numeral, such as Latin "bini" (two by two)
* distributive lattice
(grammar) A distributive adjective or pronoun.
(math) A distributive numeral.