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dis·trib·u·tor

 (dĭ-strĭb′yə-tər)
n.
1. One that distributes, especially a device that applies electric current in proper sequence to the spark plugs of an engine.
2. One that markets or sells merchandise, especially a wholesaler.

dis·trib′u·tor·ship′ n.

distributor

(dɪˈstrɪbjʊtə) or

distributer

n
1. a person or thing that distributes
2. (Commerce) a wholesaler or middleman engaged in the distribution of a category of goods, esp to retailers in a specific area
3. (Automotive Engineering) the device in a petrol engine that distributes the high-tension voltage to the sparking plugs in the sequence of the firing order

dis•trib•u•tor

(dɪˈstrɪb yə tər)

n.
1. a person or thing that distributes.
2. a firm, esp. a wholesaler, that markets a line of merchandise generally or within a given territory.
3. an engine device that distributes the igniting voltage to the spark plugs.
[1520–30; < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.distributor - someone who markets merchandise
jobber, middleman, wholesaler - someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers
retail merchant, retailer - a merchant who sells goods at retail
ship chandler - a dealer in equipment and supplies for ships
provider, supplier - someone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity
wool stapler - a dealer in wool
2.distributor - a person with authority to allot or deal out or apportion
authority - (usually plural) persons who exercise (administrative) control over others; "the authorities have issued a curfew"
3.distributor - a company that markets merchandise; "his company is a large distributor of software products"
company - an institution created to conduct business; "he only invests in large well-established companies"; "he started the company in his garage"
direct mailer - a distributor who uses direct mail to sell merchandise
retail chain - a chain of retail stores
4.distributor - electrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence
capacitor, condenser, electrical condenser, capacitance - an electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge
distributor cam - the cam inside the distributor that rotates to contact spark plug terminals in the correct order
distributor cap - the cap of the distributor that holds in place the wires from the distributor to the spark plugs
breaker point, distributor point, point - a contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs
electrical device - a device that produces or is powered by electricity
ignition system, ignition - the mechanism that ignites the fuel in an internal-combustion engine
rotor - the revolving bar of a distributor
Translations
distributor
distributør
jakelija
distributor
卸売業者
분배자
återförsäljare
ผู้แทนจำหน่าย
nhà phân phối

distributor

[dɪsˈtrɪbjʊtəʳ] N
1. (= person handing out) → repartidor(a) m/f, distribuidor(a) m/f
2. (Comm) (= firm) → compañía f distribuidora, distribuidora f (Cine) → distribuidora f
3. (Elec, Mech) → distribuidor m (Aut) → distribuidor m (del encendido), delco ® m (Sp)

distributor

[dɪˈstrɪbjʊr] n
(in business) (= supplier) → distributeur m (also sole distributor) → concessionnaire mf
gas distributor → distributeur de gaz
food distributor → distributeur de produits alimentaires
film distributor → distributeur m de films
(AUTOMOBILES) (in car engine)distributeur m

distributor

n
Verteiler(in) m(f); (Comm: = wholesaler) → Großhändler m; (= retailer)Händler(in) m(f); (of films)Verleih(er) m; distributor discountHändlerrabatt m
(Aut) → Verteiler m

distributor

[dɪsˈtrɪbjʊtəʳ] n
a. (Comm) → concessionario (Cine) → distributore m
b. (Aut, Tech) → distributore m
distributor cap → calotta dello spinterogeno

distributor

مُوَزِّع distributor distributør Verteiler διανομέας distribuidor jakelija distributeur distributor distributore 卸売業者 분배자 distributeur distributør dystrybutor distribuidor дистрибьютор återförsäljare ผู้แทนจำหน่าย distribütör nhà phân phối 分销商
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