distributor distributor  /dɪs ˈtrɪb jə tər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who markets merchandise
  2. (n) a person with authority to allot or deal out or apportion
  3. (n) a company that markets merchandise
  4. (n) electrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence

Usage(s):

  1. Though the direct distributor is not paid for signing up these recruits, he does make additional money by selling Amway products at a slight mark up to the distributors under him.
  2. Yet independent-distributor sites claim the juice helps everything from Alzheimer's disease to kidney stones.
  3. More than 2 million Chinese farmers who sell to dairies and distributors are struggling to survive because the market has dried up.

News

  1. Pop Rivet Distributor Bay Fastening Systems Encourages the Construction of Wooden Skyscrapers

    Bay Fastening Systems, a full service distributor of engineered fastening systems, encourages builders and architects to consider the benefits of wooden skyscrapers following a report by The Star that details new developments in wooden construction materials. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/poprivets/06/prweb10812268.htm
    on June 15, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. New Behringer Saws Distributor in Southern US Territory -- Capital Machine Technologies

    Morgantown PA -- Capital Machine Technologies, one of the South's leading distributors of fabrication equipment and robotic welding machinery, is now an authorized distributor of Behringer Saws. For more than thirty years, Capital has represented a select group of world-class machine tool builders providing sales, support and service throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  3. Littelfuse Recognizes Future Electronics as 2012 Volume Distributor of the Year

    Littelfuse, Inc., the global leader in circuit protection, has named Future Electronics its Volume Distributor of the Year for 2012. Littelfuse presented the award to Future Electr
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "He is a great entrepreneur and producer and it indicates to me that the administration wants to have somebody in this position who will be much more than simply a distributor of funds," said Peter Gelb, general manager of the Metropolitan...
    on May 12, 2009 By: Peter Gelb Source: New York Times

  2. "He's our puck thrower and distributor of the puck," Knuble explained about Richards. "We want to make sure the puck is in his hands as much as we can. He has great vision all over the ice. He is so responsibly defensively and at the same...
    on Feb 19, 2009 By: Mike Knuble Source: USA Today

  3. "Jason is a great candidate to be one of the 12 because he is a leader, he is the ultimate distributor at the point guard position, and he has great relationships with many of the guys who will be on this team," Colangelo said. "He's...
    on Jun 17, 2008 By: Jerry Colangelo Source: Dallas Morning News

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