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Meaning of PARCELING

Pronunciation:  'pârsuling

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; "the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state"
 

PARCELING is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: allocation, allotment, apportioning, apportionment, assignation, parcelling
 
 See Also: deal, distribution, grant, parcel, portion, rationing, reallocation, reallotment, reapportionment, share, subsidisation, subsidization

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Par"cel*ing\, n. [Written also parcelling.]
1. The act of dividing and distributing in portions or parts.

2. (Naut.) Long, narrow slips of canvas daubed with tar and
   wound about a rope like a bandage, before it is served;
   used, also, in mousing on the stayes, etc.

 

 

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