What is Distributor?

Distributor definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a person or thing that distributes.
Commerce. a person, firm, etc., engaged in the general distribution or marketing of some article or class of goods.a wholesaler who has exclusive rights to market, within a given territory, the goods of a manufacturer or company.

Automotive, Machinery. a device in a multicylinder engine that distributes the igniting voltage to the spark plugs in a definite sequence.
Printing. (in a press) one of the rollers for spreading ink on the table, rolling it to a proper consistency, and transferring it to rollers that ink the form or plate.Also called distributor bar.(in a Linotype) a bar with keylike cuts along its length, for sorting matrices into their proper magazines after type has been cast.


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