Definition of Distributor point
1. Noun. A contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs.
Generic synonyms: Contact, Tangency
Group relationships: Distributer, Distributor, Electrical Distributor
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Literary usage of Distributor point
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Gas-engine Handbook: A Manual of Useful Information for the Designer and by Edmund Willson Roberts (1917)
"... while the contact finger on the distributor portion is opposite its corresponding distributor point a, b, c, or d. The duration of contact between x and ..."
2. The Gasoline Automobile by George William Hobbs (1915)
"The armature should then be rotated until the distributor segment comes in contact with the distributor point for No. 1 cylinder. ..."
3. Gasoline Automobiles by James Ambrose Moyer (1921)
"... and the spark goes over the coating of dirt to the distributor point of the spark plug of a cylinder which is not on the compression stroke. ..."