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CONVEYOR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does conveyor mean? 

CONVEYOR (noun)
  The noun CONVEYOR has 2 senses:

1. a person who conveys (carries or transmits)
2. a moving belt that transports objects (as in a factory)

  Familiarity information: CONVEYOR used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONVEYOR (noun)


Sense 1conveyor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A person who conveys (carries or transmits)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

conveyer; conveyor

Context example:

the conveyer of good tidings

Hypernyms ("conveyor" is a kind of...):

courier; messenger (a person who carries a message)


Sense 2conveyor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

conveyer belt; conveyor belt; conveyer; conveyor; transporter

Hypernyms ("conveyor" is a kind of...):

belt (endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys)

Domain category:

factory; manufactory; manufacturing plant; mill (a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "conveyor"):

carousel; carrousel; luggage carousel; luggage carrousel (carries luggage to air travelers)

Holonyms ("conveyor" is a part of...):

assembly line; line; production 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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