distributor

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

dis·trib·u·tor

noun \di-ˈstri-byü-tər, -byə-\

: a person or company that supplies stores or businesses with goods

: a device that sends electricity to the spark plugs of an engine

Full Definition of DISTRIBUTOR

1
:  one that distributes
2
:  one that markets a commodity; especially :  wholesaler
3
:  an apparatus for directing the secondary current from the induction coil to the various spark plugs of an engine in their proper firing order

First Known Use of DISTRIBUTOR

1526

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