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conveyor

or con·vey·er

[kuh n-vey-er]
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noun
  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

transittransportationshipmentshippingshipperescalatoremissarycourierrunnerenvoyagentservantcarriermessengertransporterporterconveyorinternuncioremovallift

Examples from the Web for conveyor

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  • He turned to appeal to the others on the conveyor, and received another shock.

    Slaves of Mercury

    Nat Schachner

  • The feature of the apparatus in its application to paving work is the conveyor.

    Concrete Construction

    Halbert P. Gillette

  • During this pause, the "conveyor" is told "to get the fig-leaves ready."

  • By midafternoon we had the conveyor speeds down thirty per cent.

    Exploiter's End

    James Causey

  • Every motor, machine and conveyor in the place was being given the once-over.

    The Shadow Passes

    Roy J. Snell


British Dictionary definitions for conveyor

conveyor

conveyer

noun
  1. a person or thing that conveys
  2. short for conveyor belt
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