HyperDic: distributor

English > 4 senses of the word distributor:
NOUNperson distributor, distributersomeone who markets merchandise
person distributor, allocatora person with authority to allot / allot / allot or deal out or apportion
groupdistributora company that markets merchandise
artifactdistributor, distributer, electrical distributorelectrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence
distributor > pronunciation
Soundsdihstrih'byahter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > distributor: 4 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who markets merchandise.
Synonymdistributer
Narrowerjobber, middleman, wholesalersomeone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers
retailer, retail merchantA merchant who sells goods at retail
ship chandlerA dealer in equipment and supplies for ships
wool staplerA dealer in wool
Broadersupplier, providersomeone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity
Spanishdistribuidora, distribuidor
Catalandistribuidor
Verbsdistributemake available
English > distributor: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person with authority to allot / allot / allot or deal out or apportion.
Synonymallocator
Broaderauthority(usually plural) persons who exercise (administrative) control over others
Verbsdistributeadminister or bestow, as in small portions
English > distributor: 4 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA company that markets merchandise.
Example"his company is a large distributor of software products"
Narrowerdirect mailerA distributor / distributor who uses direct mail to sell merchandise
retail chainA chain of retail stores
BroadercompanyAn institution created to conduct business
English > distributor: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningelectrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence.
Synonymsdistributer, electrical distributor
Part ofignition, ignition systemThe mechanism that ignites the fuel in an internal-combustion engine
Partscapacitor, capacitance, condenser, electrical condenserAn electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge
distributor camThe cam inside the distributor that rotates to contact spark plug terminals in the correct order
distributor capThe cap of the distributor that holds in place the wires from the distributor to the spark plugs
distributor point, breaker point, pointA contact in the distributor
rotorThe revolving bar of a distributor
Broaderelectrical deviceA device that produces or is powered by electricity
Spanishdelco, distribuidor eléctrico, distribuidor
Catalandistribuïdor elèctric, distribuïdor

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