Definition of conveyor
: one that conveys: such asa : a person who transfers propertyb 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
the conveyor of good news
Recent Examples of conveyor from the Web
New York (CNN)They arrive by the hundreds, walking through metal detectors, placing their belongings on conveyor belts to be X-rayed.
As the machine drills deeper into the rock, mechanical buckets scoop up the shards of shale and dump them onto a conveyor belt.
But we weren't made for nylon conveyor belts and plastic stairs.
Then, they're transported to the loading area by conveyors and worker-bots.
TSA officers detected the gun as the woman entered the TSA checkpoint and placed her carry-on items on the x-ray conveyor belt.
An x-ray conveyor belt revealed the gun — the 16th firearm confiscated by TSA officers at BWI this year.
The Romeoville facility, with employees driving forklifts to pull items from tall shelves and lengthy whirring conveyor belts, isn't as high-tech as Amazon's site in Kenosha, where robots fetch racks of items and bring them to work.
GCube, the company that insured the biomass plant, had sued Wellons for $3.5 million to cover insurance claims paid following a conveyor belt fire that idled the plant for a year.
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