allocation definition

  • noun:
    • The process or process of allocating things, especially cash or other resources.
    • The act of placing one thing to a different; a placing; disposition; arrangement.
    • An allotment or apportionment.
    • The admission of an item in a merchant account, or an allowance made upon a merchant account; -- a term used in the English exchequer.
    • The work of allocating, allotting, or assigning; allotment; project; apportionment: as, the allocation of stocks in a public company.
    • . An allowance made upon records in exchequer.
    • The work of locating or fixing set up; hawaii of being located or fixed; disposition; arrangement.
    • a share put aside for a specific purpose
    • the work of circulating by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to an agenda
    • (computer system science) the assignment of specific regions of a magnetic disk to certain data or directions

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