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- n. Alternative spelling of conveyor.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, conveys or carries, transmits or transfers.
- n. One given to artifices or secret practices; a juggler; a cheat; a thief.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who conveys; one who or that which conveys, carries, transports, transmits, or transfers from one person or place to another. Also sometimes conveyor.
- n. Specifically, a mechanical contrivance for carrying objects. Applied to those adaptations of band-buckets or spirals which convey grain, chaff, flour, bran, etc., in threshers, elevators, or grinding-mills, or materials to upper stories of warehouses or shops, or buildings in course of erection. Also applied to those arrangements of carriages traveling on ropes by which hay lifted by the horse-fork is conveyed to distant parts of a barn or mow, or materials are carried to a building.
- n. An impostor; a cheat; a thief.
- n. In transportation, a general term applied to a variety of machines used in moving coal, grain, and other materials in bulk over short distances, in a horizontal direction or up and down moderate inclines.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a moving belt that transports objects (as in a factory)
- n. a person who conveys (carries or transmits)
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