[ US /ˌæɫəˈkeɪʃən/ ]
[ UK /ˌæləkˈeɪʃən/ ]
[ UK /ˌæləkˈeɪʃən/ ]
- (computer science) the assignment of particular areas of a magnetic disk to particular data or instructions
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
- a share set aside for a specific purpose
How To Use allocation In A Sentence
- The historic buildings which will receive grants in the present allocation are from right across the country.
- These adjustments could quickly accelerate into a meaningful reallocation of government spending.
- Sequential block designs can lead to biased allocation.
- Each payment should include an allocation of principal and interest amounts.
- The ownership function mainly has three aspects: productivity function, system function, resource allocation function.
- This should not be taken to imply that administrative allocations are inevitably worse - a market has costs, and if those costs exceed the value, then markets result in misallocation.
- Earlier this week the Northern Regional Health Authority announced new spending allocations for the region's 15 district health authorities.
- With an improved public expenditure allocation for April 1992, the future is looking considerably better.
- Not only did they provide the dictator with needed cash, but they played right into his scheme of using oil allocations to buy favor around the globe.
- The main ethical problems included the health risks for the transplant recipient (e.g., a substantial risk of hyperacute rejection and graft-versus-host disease), traditional animal ethics issues, concerns about informed consent (complicated by empirical uncertainties and the possibility of legally mandated life-long health surveillance), fair allocation of health care resources, and the public health issue that xenotransplantation would allow viruses to jump the species barrier into humans. Human/Non-Human Chimeras