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Meaning of DISTRIBUTOR

Pronunciation:  di'stribyutur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  electrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence
  2. [n]  a company that markets merchandise; "his company is a large distributor of software products"
  3. [n]  a person with authority to allot or deal out or apportion
  4. [n]  someone who markets merchandise
 

DISTRIBUTOR is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: allocator, distributer, distributer, electrical distributor
 
 See Also: authority, breaker point, capacitance, capacitor, company, condenser, direct mailer, distributor cam, distributor cap, distributor point, electrical condenser, electrical device, ignition, ignition system, jobber, middleman, point, provider, retail chain, retail merchant, retailer, rotor, ship chandler, supplier, wholesaler, wool stapler

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis*trib"u*tor\, n. [L.]
One that distributes; a distributer; specif.:
(a) A machine for distributing type.
(b) An appliance, as a roller, in a printing press, for
    distributing ink.
(c) An apparatus for distributing an electric current, either
    to various points in rotation, as in some motors, or
    along two or more lines in parallel, as in a distributing
    system.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: agent, broker, chandler, connection, dealer, go-between, importer, intermediary, intermedium, jobber, liaison, link, marketer, mediary, mediator, medium, merchandiser, merchant, middleman, monger, regrater, retail dealer, retail merchant, retailer, shopkeeper, storekeeper, tie, trader, tradesman, tradeswoman, trafficker, wholesaler
 

 

 

 

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