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also con·vey·er  (kən-vā′ər)
One that conveys, especially a mechanical apparatus that transports materials, packages, or items being assembled from one place to another.


(kənˈveɪə) or


1. a person or thing that conveys
2. (Mechanical Engineering) short for conveyor belt


or con•vey•er

(kənˈveɪ ər)

1. a person or thing that conveys.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conveyor - a person who conveys (carries or transmits); "the conveyer of good tidings"
courier, messenger - a person who carries a message
2.conveyor - a moving belt that transports objects (as in a factory)conveyor - a moving belt that transports objects (as in a factory)
belt - endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys
carousel, carrousel, luggage carousel, luggage carrousel - a conveyer belt that carries luggage to be claimed by air travelers
factory, manufactory, manufacturing plant, mill - a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
assembly line, production line, line - mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it
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A. Nportador m, transportador m; (= belt) = conveyor belt
B. CPD conveyor belt Ncinta f transportadora


n (of message etc)Überbringer(in) m(f); (Tech) → Förderer m


[kənˈveɪəʳ] n (Law) → concedente m/f


(kənˈvei) verb
1. to carry. Huge ships convey oil from the Middle East.
2. to transfer the ownership of (property by legal means).
conˈveyance noun
1. the act of conveying. the conveyance of goods.
2. a vehicle of any kind. A bus is a public conveyance.
conˈveyancing noun
the branch of the law dealing with transfer of property.
conˈveyor noun
a person or thing that conveys.
conveyor belt
an endless, moving belt carrying articles from one place to another in a factory etc. She put nuts on the chocolates as they went down the conveyor belt.
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