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Conveyor   /kənvˈeɪər/   Listen

A person who conveys (carries or transmits).  Synonym: conveyer.
A moving belt that transports objects (as in a factory).  Synonyms: conveyer, conveyer belt, conveyor belt, transporter.

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"Conveyor" Quotes from Famous Books

... components—used as proximity switches, plugs, valves, cylinders; other components already are an integral part of industrial conveyor systems. ...
— The Practical Values of Space Exploration • Committee on Science and Astronautics

... hour's sturdy tramping brought him out of the tangled hills into civilization. There was a glitter of metal and vita-crystal dwellings that stood four-square to the sun and the winds. A broad ribbon-conveyor hurled its shining length in ceaseless rush down the narrow valley. Human beings—normal homely Earth men with the ordinary number of legs and arms, with honest-to-God faces and warm living flesh, were seated on the conveyor-benches ...
— Slaves of Mercury • Nat Schachner

Words linked to "Conveyor" :   conveyer, convey, production line, manufactory, courier, luggage carousel, factory, conveyor belt, carousel, luggage carrousel, belt, manufacturing plant, line, messenger, conveyer belt, mill, carrousel, transporter, assembly line

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