conveyor

[kuhn-vey-er]
noun
1.
a person or thing that conveys.
Also, conveyer.


Origin:
1505–15; convey + -or2

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conveyor or conveyer (kənˈveɪə)
 
n
1.  a person or thing that conveys
2.  short for conveyor belt
 
conveyer or conveyer
 
n

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Example sentences
It was rigged with a leather conveyor belt that kept the fabric moving as it
  was being sewn.
Slightly larger zooplankton take advantage of this great conveyor of food.
The shrimp processing sheds, usually noisy with conveyor belts and rattling ice
  and voices sharing gossip and jokes, are silent.
There, eggs are placed on a conveyor, where they go through a washing machine.
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