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Noun: distributor  di'stri-byû-tu(r)
  1. Someone who markets merchandise
    - distributer
  2. A person with authority to allot or deal out or apportion
    - allocator
  3. A company that markets merchandise
    "his company is a large distributor of software products"
  4. Electrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a petrol engine in the order of the firing sequence
    - distributer, electrical distributor

Derived forms: distributors

Type of: authority, company, electrical device, provider, supplier

Part of: ignition, ignition system

Encyclopedia: Distributor