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or con·vey·er

[kuh n-vey-er]
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  1. a person or thing that conveys.
  2. conveyor belt.
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Origin of conveyor

First recorded in 1505–15; convey + -or2
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Related Words for conveyer

bearer, courier, envoy, carrier, transporter, conveyor

Examples from the Web for conveyer

Contemporary Examples of conveyer

Historical Examples of conveyer

  • 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

    Edna Ferber

  • But they have a House of Yat-Zar, and a conveyer, and most of the upper-priests are paratimers.

    Temple Trouble

    Henry Beam Piper

  • He has a secret room under his shop, with his conveyer and a radio.

    Temple Trouble

    Henry Beam Piper

  • This engine works also a gypsy shaft for swinging, and the conveyer that carries the mud ashore.

British Dictionary definitions for conveyer



  1. a person or thing that conveys
  2. 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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