- convective heat,
- convenience food,
- convenience store,
Origin of convenience
Examples from the Web for conveniences
“For conveniences and shops where you can buy what you need,” it is much easier, he said.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
They installed a fish pond, equipped with water pump and lights, and they constructed shelves and other conveniences for him.
All these comforts and conveniences have a way of making Japan feel less foreign—almost, I dare say, like any other major city.
Little old New York will take a few select summer boarders; comforts and conveniences of homes—that's the ad.The Trimmed Lamp|O. Henry
It remains to speak of those tools which are not essentials, but conveniences, to painting.The Painter in Oil|Daniel Burleigh Parkhurst
The people were too busy with their search for gold and profits to think much of the conveniences or luxuries of life.My Life in Many States and in Foreign Lands|George Francis Train
Even the plan has been in places destroyed to obtain rooms of a more suitable width for the conveniences of European life.Life in Morocco and Glimpses Beyond|Budgett Meakin
Man, by his nature, is fitted for society, and society by its conveniences is fitted for man.Thomas Jefferson|Gilbert Chinard
"material appliances conducive to personal comfort," 1670s, plural of convenience.
late 14c., "agreement, conformity," from Latin convenientia "meeting together, agreement, harmony," from conveniens, present participle of convenire (see convene). Meaning "suitable, adapted to existing conditions" is from c.1600; that of "personally not difficult" is from 1703.
see at one's convenience.