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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Distributor  \Dis*trib"u*tor\,  n.  [L.] 
  One  that  distributes;  a  distributer;  specif.: 
  a  A  machine  for  distributing  type 
  b  An  appliance,  as  a  roller,  in  a  printing  press,  for 
  distributing  ink. 
  c  An  apparatus  for  distributing  an  electric  current,  either 
  to  various  points  in  rotation,  as  in  some  motors,  or 
  along  two  or  more  lines  in  parallel,  as  in  a  distributing 
  system. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  distributor 
  n  1:  someone  who  markets  merchandise 
  2:  device  that  distributes  voltage  to  the  spark  plugs  of  a 
  gasoline  engine  in  the  order  of  the  firing  sequence  [syn: 
  {distributer},  {electrical  distributor}] 




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