Allocation

Allocation

WordNet



noun


(1)   (computer science) the assignment of particular areas of a magnetic disk to particular data or instructions
(2)   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"
(3)   A share set aside for a specific purpose
Wiktonary



Noun



  1. The process or procedure for allocating things, especially money or other resources.
    The allocation of new permits is on a first-come, first-serve basis.