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Definition of the noun allocation
What does allocation mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: allocations
- a share set aside for a specific purpose
- lexical domain: Possessions - nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession
- synonym of allocation: allotment
- more generic words: part / percentage / portion / share = assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
- more specific words:
- the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonyms of allocation: allotment / apportioning / apportionment / assignation / parceling / parcelling
- more generic word: distribution = the act of distributing or spreading or apportioning
- more specific words:
- subsidisation / subsidization / grant = the act of providing a subsidy
- reapportionment / reallocation / reallotment = a new apportionment
- deal = the act of apportioning or distributing something
- rationing = the act of rationing
- portion / parcel / share = the allotment of some amount by dividing something
- (computer science) the assignment of particular areas of a magnetic disk to particular data or instructions
Alternative definition of the noun allocation
- The process or procedure for allocating things, especially money or other resources.
Specialised definition of the noun allocation
Glossary of justice
the process of deciding which institution to send prisoners
- region: UK
- Allocation: In the petroleum industry, allocation refers to practices of breaking down measures of quantities of extracted hydrocarbons across various contributing sources. Allocation aids the attribution of ownerships of hydrocarbons as each contributing element to a commingled flow or to a storage of petroleum may have a unique ownership. Contributing sources in this context are typically producing petroleum wells delivering flows of petroleum or flows of natural gas to a commingled flow or storage.
- Allocation a.k.a. Allocation money: In Major League Soccer, allocation money represents an amount of money teams can use to sign players and/or allocate to their salaries to get under the salary cap.
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- Allocation: The distribution of resources over various time periods, products, operations, or investments.
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Industry Week (1918)
An allocation is an order for material which is given to the producer by those government officials who have to do with the...
by Xuetao Sun, Robert Speed, Dajun Shen
Water Resources Allocation in the People's Republic of China DAJUN SHEN & ROBERT SPEED ABSTRACT Water resources allocation is a process for changing the natural or status quo distribution of water resources to meet requirements ...
An allocation is an order for material which is given to the producer 1 by those government olficials who have to do with the supply of that particular material. This order is given in behalf of a user of the material who is fulfilling a contract for ...
by Joel Demski
Cost allocation is the phrase used to describe the procedures by which product costs are constructed in the face of joint costs. To illustrate, many aircraft use an airport's runway. It is common practice to set the landing fees to recover the cost of ...
Guide to Asset Allocation (2005)
by Virginia B. Morris
Asset allocation is an investment strategy designed to help control systematic risk without sacrificing return. To allocate you divide your investment principal among different asset classes on a percentage basis, creating a portfolio you expect ...
Tax Resolution and Financial Freedom: Using the Financial Planning Process to Resolve IRS Tax Problems (2009)
Using the Financial Planning Process to Resolve IRS Tax Problems by Scott Spann
The main point to emphasize when selecting investments is that portfolio selection or asset allocation is the most important factor when it comes to future investment returns. Portfolio or asset allocation refers to the mix of investments that you ...
Compiler Construction (2002)
11th International Conference, CC 2002, Held as Part of the Joint European Conferences on Theory and Practice of Software, ETAPS 2002, Grenoble, France, April 8-12, 2002, Proceedings by R. Niegel Horspool
Linear scan register allocation is an efficient alternative to the widely used graph coloring approach. We show how this...
Register allocation is the task of assigning registers to the variables and temporaries of a program. It is crucial for the ...
Advances in Computing Science - ASIAN 2002. Internet Computing and Modeling, Grid Computing, Peer-to-Peer Computing, and Cluster Computing (2002)
7th Asian Computing Science Conference, Hanoi, Vietnam, December 4-6, 2002, Proceedings by Jean-Marie Alain
The allocation can be done in different ways, depending on the total amount of resources available in the network and the number of customers asking for a guaranteed service. One simple allocation is the one that uses the peak rate of traffic.
by Kenneth J. Arrow, A. Sen, Kotaro Suzumura
However, if preferences are smooth and “sufficiently dispersed,” any envyfree and efficient allocation is an equal-division Walrasian allocation. The first formal result of this kind is due to Varian (1976). To formalize the idea that preferences are ...
by Maria Gini, Richard Voyles
Task allocation is an issue that every multi-robot system must address. Recent...
Introduction and Motivation Task allocation is a challenging problem due to the unpredictable nature of robot environments, sensor failure, robot failure, and ...
Asset Management (2014)
A Systematic Approach to Factor Investing by Andrew Ang
Strategic asset allocation is the longrun weight and is the sum of the longrun fixed weight, tactical asset allocation, and the opportunistic weight. It is the optimal strategy for a longterm investor.18 As expected from the dynamic programming ...
Programming Languages (2013)
16th Brazilian Symposium, SBLP 2012, Natal, Brazil, September 23-28, 2012, Proceedings by Francisco Heron de Carvalho Junior, Luis Soares Barbosa
Many compiler optimizations have been recently proposed for this hardware, but register allocation is a field yet to be explored. In this context, this paper describes a register spiller for SIMD machines that capitalizes on the opportunity to share ...
Business, Finance by Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Description Many financialexperts say that asset allocation is an important factor in determining returns for an investment portfolio.
Cognitive Investing (2011)
The Key to Making Better Investment Decisions by Rich Willis
Asset allocation is an afterthought at best. One problem with this ad hoc methodology is that...
Wiley CMA Learning System Exam Review 2013, Complete Set, Online Intensive Review + Test Bank (2012)
Stand-alone cost allocation is a method that determines the relative proportion of cost driver for each party that shares a common cost and allocates the costs by those percentages. For example: Company A has a new plant and an older plant, ...
by Jack Rabin
INTRODUCTION Allocation by formula is one of the decision rules used in the United States by budgeters to allocate scarce resources in the public sector. Other rules include budget ...
by Richard Aplin, Joseph Montchamp
6 ALLOCATION DE BASE (AB) amount depends on circumstances and is paid monthly. The COTOREP administers the fund. Carers benefit from free old-age insurance through the SECURITE SOCIALE. This allowance can be received in ...
by Bruce R. Hopkins
ALLOCATION advises with respect to, the preparation or presentation of any portion of a return, affidavit, claim, or other document, (2) knows or has reason to believe that the portion will be used in connection with any material matter ...
by Allen Kent, James G. Williams
Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation Scheme In accordance with ATM Forum specification, certain traffic parameters are used to set up the traffic contract during the call admission phase. However, it is very difficult to characterize a long video ...
by Freire, Mario
a hierarchical address allocation protocol that interoperates with the inter-domain routing ...
by Colin Baker, Sylvia Prys Jones
Allocation. in. Bilingual. Methodology. 2: Bilingual Methodology in Welsh Classrooms. Introduction Apart from teaching the curriculum in the first language or, as in Submersion education, solely in the second language, there is a wide variety of ...
by Wang, John
Allocation. Constraints. Jeng-Fung Chen Feng Chia University, Taiwan INTRODUCTION Hub location problems, with the hub-and-spoke network structure, involve locating hub facilities, allocating the non-hubs (spokes) to the hubs, and ...
by Edwin D. Reilly
Static allocation is a policy in which the provision of space is determined at compilation time. Dynamic allocation is a policy in which the requirements for space are determined by the computation. Dynamic allocation now predominates .
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- Plot allocation day
Just after drawing plot S17 from the pot of dirt with pin pong balls. Merri Corner community garden.
Plot size is S for small, 6m squared, the yearly cost is $90, but this is likely to be reduced. This in not just a plot for growing vegies but a link to the local community. They had a wonderfull allocation ceremony and even gave a handover and acceptance speech, like a wedding :-)
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- The New Allocation
Go-Ahead London: London General - AD E20D/Optare Esteem - SOE12 LX09AYT - Route 42
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- Slot allocation.
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- Waste Allocation Load Lifter
2 LEDs and 3 Volts, battery driven.
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- Road allocation
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Video shows what allocation means. The process or procedure for allocating things, especially money or other resources.. Allocation Meaning. How to ...
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- One Simple String Memory allocation Idiom (9-26-2013)
- Vocabulary of the Day Asset Allocation
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- VOCABULARY IN 20 LANGUAGES = housing allocation
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- VOCABULARY IN 20 LANGUAGES = allocation clause
- Senator Mary Moran speaking in the Seanad about the allocation of language support teachers
Senator Mary Moran speaking in the Seanad about the allocation of language support teachers.
- High Court notices to Political Parties to give Description Allocation of Lands | 10tv
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Scrabble value of A1L1L1O1C3A1T1I1O1N1
The value of this 10-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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