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Definition of "conveyor" [con•vey•or]

  • One that conveys, especially a mechanical apparatus that transports materials, packages, or items being assembled from one place to another. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "conveyor" in a sentence
  • "A notable decline in the amount of grain being shipped via the Karni conveyor is due to a reduction in Palestinian demand."
  • "The sum total of this overturning is often referred to as a conveyor belt as it takes water in one direction along the surface and in the other direction in the deep ocean."
  • "The guy lying down just coming through the scanner on the conveyor is saying, I think I see Al Qaida's plan ...."