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or conveyer

[kuh n-vey-er] /kənˈveɪ ər/
a person or thing that conveys.
Origin of conveyor
First recorded in 1505-15; convey + -or2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • This trolley carries the axle to an elevator, which lifts it to a conveyor baking oven, located in a section of the roof.

  • You pull the lever, wait two minutes, enter the conveyor yourself.

    Voyage To Eternity Milton Lesser
  • This type of conveyor is chiefly used in connexion with coal stores and boiler houses, where it has undeniable advantages.

  • Temple darted into the booth, the conveyor, and slammed it shut.

    Voyage To Eternity Milton Lesser
  • Before the tables, on a conveyor, thousands of large salmon moved slowly forward.

    The Shadow Passes Roy J. Snell
  • The document was seized and I was bound gagged and thrown onto a conveyor belt.

    Joy Ride Mark Meadows
  • Nothing save the almost noiseless motion of the conveyor broke the silence.

    White Fire Roy J. Snell
British Dictionary definitions for conveyor


a person or thing that conveys
short for conveyor belt
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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