What does conveyor mean?

Definitions for conveyor
kənˈveɪ ərcon·vey·or

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conveyer, conveyornoun

    a person who conveys (carries or transmits)

    "the conveyer of good tidings"

  2. conveyer belt, conveyor belt, conveyer, conveyor, transporternoun

    a moving belt that transports objects (as in a factory)


  1. conveyornoun

    A person that conveys, transports or delivers.

  2. conveyornoun

    Anything that conveys, transports or delivers.

  3. conveyornoun

    A mechanical arrangement for transporting material or objects, generally over short or moderate distances, as from one part of a building to another.

  4. Etymology: Old French conveier (compare French convoyer), from Vulgar Latin conviare, from via, way; compare convoy


  1. conveyor

    A conveyor system is a common piece of mechanical handling equipment that moves materials from one location to another. Conveyors are especially useful in applications involving the transport of heavy or bulky materials. Conveyor systems allow quick and efficient transport for a wide variety of materials, which make them very popular in the material handling and packaging industries. They also have popular consumer applications, as they are often found in supermarkets and airports, constituting the final leg of item/ bag delivery to customers. Many kinds of conveying systems are available and are used according to the various needs of different industries. There are chain conveyors (floor and overhead) as well. Chain conveyors consist of enclosed tracks, I-Beam, towline, power & free, and hand pushed trolleys.


  1. conveyor

    A conveyor is a mechanical device or system that moves objects or materials from one location to another, often in a continuous and efficient manner. It is typically made up of a belt, chain, rollers or other elements, and is commonly used in industries like manufacturing, transportation and packaging for the assembly, shipping or transportation of goods.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conveyornoun

    a contrivance for carrying objects from place to place; esp., one for conveying grain, coal, etc., -- as a spiral or screw turning in a pipe or trough, an endless belt with buckets, or a truck running along a rope


  1. Conveyor

    The Conveyor sternwheeler was one of five sternwheelers built for the use on the Skeena River by Foley, Welch and Stewart for construction work on the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. The other four were the Operator, the Skeena, the Distributor and the Omineca. Three of these, the Conveyor, the Operator and the Distributor were built at Victoria, British Columbia in 1908 by Alexander Watson Jr.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of conveyor in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of conveyor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of conveyor in a Sentence

  1. Alex Harvey:

    One order can take over three hours to pick, because delivery containers have to wind their way around over 15 miles on conveyor belts, the new system can pick an entire order in less than 15 minutes.

  2. Stafford Masie:

    We're very, very excited about the new technologies that will imminently be coming out of our conveyor belt of innovation.

  3. Susan Stapleton:

    I have this whole theory about Las Vegas that everything has to have an entertainment component to it. You’re vying for locals, you’re vying for tourist dollars, and I think this is a great story for you to go home with. You can tell your friends, ‘we were at this crazy restaurant where we picked up all these dishes off a conveyor belt and it was so much fun,’.

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