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Pronunciation:  di'stribyutur

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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

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