HyperDic: electrical_distributor

English > 1 sense of the expression electrical distributor:
NOUNartifactelectrical distributor, distributor, distributerelectrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence
English > electrical distributor: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningelectrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence.
Synonymsdistributor, distributer
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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