Noun distributor has 4 senses
  1. distributor, distributer - someone who markets merchandise
    --1 is a kind of supplier, provider
    --1 has particulars:
     jobber, middleman, wholesaler; retailer, retail merchant; ship chandler; wool stapler
    Derived form: verb distribute3
  2. allocator, distributor - a person with authority to allot or deal out or apportion
    --2 is a kind of authority
    Derived form: verb distribute1
  3. distributor - a company that markets merchandise; "his company is a large distributor of software products"
    --3 is a kind of
    --3 has particulars: direct mailer; retail chain
  4. distributor, distributer, electrical distributor - electrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence
    --4 is a kind of electrical device
    --4 is a part of ignition, ignition system
    --4 has parts:
     capacitor, capacitance, condenser, electrical condenser; distributor cam; distributor cap; distributor point, breaker point, point; rotor