Definition of Conveyor

1. Noun. A person who conveys (carries or transmits). "The conveyer of good tidings"

Exact synonyms: Conveyer
Generic synonyms: Courier, Messenger
Derivative terms: Convey, Convey

2. Noun. A moving belt that transports objects (as in a factory).
Exact synonyms: Conveyer, Conveyer Belt, Conveyor Belt, Transporter
Generic synonyms: Belt
Specialized synonyms: Carousel, Carrousel, Luggage Carousel, Luggage Carrousel
Category relationships: Factory, Manufactory, Manufacturing Plant, Mill
Group relationships: Assembly Line, Line, Production Line
Derivative terms: Convey, Transport

Definition of Conveyor

1. n. A contrivance for carrying objects from place to place; esp., one for conveying grain, coal, etc., -- as a spiral or screw turning in a pipe or trough, an endless belt with buckets, or a truck running along a rope.

Definition of Conveyor

1. Noun. A person that conveys, transports or delivers. ¹

2. Noun. Anything that conveys, transports or delivers. ¹

3. Noun. A mechanical arrangement for transporting material or objects, generally over short or moderate distances, as from one part of a building to another. ¹

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Definition of Conveyor

1. conveyer [n -S] - See also: conveyer

Medical Definition of Conveyor

1. A mechanical apparatus for carrying bulk material from place to place; for example, an endless moving belt or a chain of receptacles. (05 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Conveyor

conveyance of title
conveyer belt
conveyor (current term)
conveyor belt
conveyor belts

Literary usage of Conveyor

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1. Material Recovery Facilities for Municipal Solid Waste: Handbookby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Belt conveyor In a MRF, the belt conveyor is employed in several forms. Some of these forms include: Trough Type: In general, the trough type belt conveyor ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1915)
"Considerable cutting was done to frame about conveyor steel frame supports. ... 5 has a 20-in. belt, making a conveyor 127 ft. long, having a rise of 26 ft. ..."

3. Belt Conveyors and Belt Elevators by Frederic Valerius Hetzel (1922)
"The drive for a belt conveyor consists of one or two pulleys around which the belt wraps, suitably mounted on shafts and bearings and driven from a source ..."

4. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1910)
"1234 A UNIQUE BELT conveyor By EC ... description of a belt conveyor a quarter of a mile long, and requiring more power to operate empty than loaded, ..."

5. The Mechanical Handling of Material: Being a Treatise on the Handling of by George Frederick Zimmer (1905)
"The Gravity or Tilting Bucket conveyor.—This conveyor consists of two endless ... When this conveyor is at work the buckets will always be in an upright ..."

6. Handbook of Mechanical and Electrical Cost Data: Giving Shipping Weights by Halbert Powers Gillette, Richard Turner Dana (1918)
"The cross conveyor Is of the endless-belt type and conveys the coal from the hopper into which the cars dump (in the space to the right) to the main ..."

7. Transactions by London, International congress on school hygiene (1900)
"The scrapers are of |-inch mild steel plate, and carried by frames on rollers similarly to conveyor A. The chain is of manganese steel links and pins. ..."

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