Definition of 'allocation'
- a share set aside for a specific purpose
- 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"
Synonyms: allotment apportionment apportioning parceling parcelling assignation
- (computer science) the assignment of particular areas of a magnetic disk to particular data or instructions
Synonyms: storage allocation