conveyor belt


noun Machinery.

an endless belt or chain, set of rollers, etc., for carrying materials or objects short distances, as from one part of a building to another.

Nearby words

  1. conveyance,
  2. conveyancer,
  3. conveyancing,
  4. conveyer,
  5. conveyor,
  6. conveyorize,
  7. convict,
  8. convictfish,
  9. conviction,
  10. convictions

Origin of conveyor belt

First recorded in 1905–10

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British Dictionary definitions for conveyor belt

conveyor belt

noun

a flexible endless strip of fabric or linked plates driven by rollers and used to transport objects, esp in a factory
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