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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of distribute.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. spread from a central location to multiple points or recipients. Opposite of concentrated.
  • adj. spread among a variety of securities; -- of investments.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. spread out or scattered about or divided up


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  • In all these cases, what the term distributed adds to the substantive to which it is related, is the idea that it has to be considered as a web of interconnected, autonomous elements, i.e. elements that are capable of acting autonomously, being, at the same time, highly connected with the other elements of the system.

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  • These types of what they call distributed denial of service attacks involve using thousands, sometimes tens of thousands or hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide that could be anything from the bank that you do business with to your parent ` s home PC that are compromised and, without their knowing, used basically as zombies or launch pads in these types of global attacks.

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  • Again in IO or OI premisses there is only one term distributed, namely, the predicate of the O proposition.

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  • Hence we should necessarily have a term distributed in the converse which was not distributed in the convertend.

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  • In ch. ix, ยง 3, the _Dictum de omni et nullo_ was stated: 'Whatever may be predicated of a term distributed may be predicated of anything that can be identified with that term.'

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  • Now, the _Dictum_ requires that, in the major premise, P be predicated of a term distributed, from which it follows that no Mood can be valid whose major premise is particular, as in I.A.I. or O.A.O. Again, the _Dictum_ requires that the minor premise be affirmative

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  • Whatever is predicated (affirmatively or negatively) of a term distributed,

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  • In this example P is predicated of M, a term distributed; in which term,

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