Definitions of distributer

n someone who markets merchandise

Gustavus Franklin Swift
United States meat-packer who began the use of refrigerated railroad cars (1839-1903)
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jobber, middleman, wholesaler
someone who buys large quantities of goods and resells to merchants rather than to the ultimate customers
retail merchant, retailer
a merchant who sells goods at retail
ship chandler
a dealer in equipment and supplies for ships
wool stapler
a dealer in wool
a retail dealer in provisions and supplies
someone to whom a license is granted
meat packer, packer
a wholesaler in the meat-packing business
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provider, supplier
someone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity

n electrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence

distributor, electrical distributor
Type of:
electrical device
a device that produces or is powered by electricity

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