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Definition of Deployment

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strategic positioning (of troops, a military unit, etc.)
Deployment Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
The act of deploying; a spreading out of a body of men in order to extend their front.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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WordNet 2.0

1. the distribution of forces in preparation for battle or work
(hypernym) preparation, readying
(hyponym) redeployment, redisposition
(derivation) deploy
Deployment Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dispersion, dissemination, broadcasting or spreading of a communication throughout an organization, downward and laterally.
MONASH Marketing Dictionary
the configuration or arrangement of a sales force into territories on some logical basis.
2004 (c) Copyright & Reprint Courtesy of the Dept. of Marketing, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University; edited by Mr. Don Bradmore.
Deployment Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Dictionary of Military Terms
1. In naval usage, the change from a cruising approach or contact disposition to a disposition for battle. 2. The movement of forces within operational areas. 3. The positioning of forces into a formation for battle. 4. The relocation of forces and materiel to desired operational areas. Deployment encompasses all activities from origin or home station through destination, specifically including intra-continental United States, intertheater, and intratheater movement legs, staging, and holding areas. See also deployment order; deployment planning; prepare to deploy order. (JP 4-0)
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )
Deployment Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
The process whereby software is installed into an operational environment.
Noman's Java(TM) Glossary
The process whereby software is installed into an operational environment.
Deployment Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Deployment may refer to:
  • Deployment flowchart, a process mapping tool used to articulate the steps and stakeholders of a given process
  • System deployment, transforming a mechanical, electrical, or computer system from a packaged form to an operational state
  • Software deployment, all of the activities that make a software system available for use
  • Military deployment, the movement of armed forces and their logistical support

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