Origin of conveyor
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Examples from the Web for conveyer
He puts a bagel in the conveyer toaster, but it never comes out the other end.‘The Leftovers’ Review: A Fever Dream You Can’t Wake Up From
June 29, 2014
From the Beatles to The Office to Idol, there has been a trans-Atlantic conveyer belt.Gordon Brown Scores an Upset
April 15, 2010
A guidebook I read aptly called it “a conveyer belt of black hair.”Gal With a Suitcase
November 27, 2009
It is not her province to electrify by vocal gymnastics; she is the conveyer of emotion.Famous Prima Donnas
Lewis Clinton Strang
She caught a bundle with one hand, hurled one into a conveyer with the other.Fanny Herself
But they have a House of Yat-Zar, and a conveyer, and most of the upper-priests are paratimers.
He has a secret room under his shop, with his conveyer and a radio.
This engine works also a gypsy shaft for swinging, and the conveyer that carries the mud ashore.
- a person or thing that conveys
- short for conveyor belt
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Word Origin and History for conveyer
1510s, agent noun from convey. Latinate form conveyor is later (1640s).
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