Definition for distributer (2 of 2)
- 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.
- (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.
Origin of distributor
Related formssub·dis·trib·u·tor, nounun·der·dis·trib·u·tor, noun
Examples from the Web for distributer
The sun of course is not light, only a light-holder and distributer.Quiet Talks on Power|S.D. Gordon
Art became a colporteur, a distributer of tracts, a mendicant missionary whose highest ambition was to suppress all heathen joy.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 11 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
It was the duty of the Distributer of Stamps to stamp all documents brought to him, and so forth.A Veldt Official|Bertram Mitford
Behold him no longer the distributer of employments, or the disburser of the publick treasure!The Works of Samuel Johnson, Vol. 11.|Samuel Johnson
If man be the producer and distributer of wealth, woman is certainly the director of consumption.Household Administration|Various