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conveyor

noun con·vey·or \kən-ˈvā-ər\

Definition of conveyor

  1. :  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)



Examples of conveyor in a sentence

  1. the conveyor of good news



Circa 1514

First Known Use of conveyor

circa 1514

Variants of conveyor

also conveyer play \kən-ˈvā-ər\


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