from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that distributes, especially a device that applies electric current in proper sequence to the spark plugs of an engine.
- n. One that markets or sells merchandise, especially a wholesaler.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who distributes, a thing that distributes.
- n. In an internal combustion engine, the device that distributes current to the spark plugs.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A machine for distributing type.
- n. An appliance, as a roller, in a printing press, for distributing ink.
- n. 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 The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as distributer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. electrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence
- n. a person with authority to allot or deal out or apportion
- n. a company that markets merchandise
- n. someone who markets merchandise
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Let me just clarify that point: Your contract with your distributor is always exclusive, but their contract with V.O.D. suppliers is usually non-exclusive.
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) is the government's main distributor of development contracts.
The movie producer and distributor is part of Eros Group, which has an extensive film library and is in the business of sourcing Bollywood and regional Indian film content.
Obviously I get a lot of press and I work it really hard and my distributor is wonderful, but there are market realities at work and economic realities at work that made me think wait a second.
KS the name of the distributor is "Telepathic Pictures."
Our distributor is Midpoint Trade Books if that helps them.
So the publisher/distributor is sending the rest of the order while the first half is being RETURNED FOR CREDIT, and Borders can then use that credit to get books through Ingrams, who carries a helluva lot more than just that one small press.
Each studio or distributor is allowed to exceed this time limit once a year, if they feel it is necessary for a particular film.
Marvel will self-fiance the production, and a distributor is expected to be announced shortly.
And whether a deal with any distributor is attractive has just as much to do with the terms of the deal as the name of the company.