Meaning of distributed

dis•trib•ut•ed

Pronunciation: (di-strib'yoo-tid), [key]
— adj. Ling.
  1. (in distinctive feature analysis) characterized by relatively extensive contact or constriction between the articulating organs, as the (sh) in show in contrast to the (s) in so.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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