allocation has definitions from the field of computer science
[ noun ] the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan


"the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state"

Used in print

(John R. Sargent, "Where To Aim Your Planning for Bigger...)

Have you considered the implications of continuing geographic shifts in_terms_of sales_force allocation , strength of distributor organizations , and even plant location ?

[ noun ] a share set aside for a specific purpose



Used in print

(Committee for Economic Development, Distressed...)

The greatest impact of the matching fund principle has been in initially encouraging the poorest states and school districts to spend enough to obtain their full allocation of outside funds .

[ noun ] (computer science) the assignment of particular areas of a magnetic disk to particular data or instructions