noun \kən-ˈvā-ər\

: a long strip of material (such as canvas or rubber, etc., that moves continuously and carries objects (such as packages or luggage) from one place to another

: someone who makes something known to someone else

Full Definition of CONVEYOR

:  one that conveys: as
a :  a person who transfers property
b usually conveyor :  a mechanical apparatus for moving articles or bulk material from place to place (as by an endless moving belt or a chain of receptacles)

Variants of CONVEYOR

con·vey·or also con·vey·er \kən-ˈvā-ər\

Examples of CONVEYOR

  1. the conveyor of good news

First Known Use of CONVEYOR

circa 1514


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