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  • n. Plural form of conveyor.


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  • The central wheel controls some forty "conveyors," half of which compose the types into language, while the other half distribute them, guided by certain nicks cut upon their sides, to their proper places, when no longer needed.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 79, May, 1864

  • Or applications such as conveyors in automotive plants, out-feed conveyors on packaging machines, or large packaging machines like palletizers and pallet wrappers.

    All DN headlines

  • The Rossi division has had significant success in a wide range of applications and markets, such as conveyors, mixers & agitators, leisure rides, quarrying, machine tools, food processing automotives, cooling towers, the cement industry and numerous related sectors.

    Packaging and Converting Essentials

  • They know that change and unexpected moments of transformation are conveyors of n|om.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • “A generation ago you would have expected Americans to place their trust in the most neutral and unbiased conveyors of news,” Dean Debnam, president of Public Policy Polling, said in a press release.

    Think Progress » Joe Klein Tells O’Reilly: ‘Glenn Beck Is Peddling A Lot Of Hateful Crap’

  • There, a series of buckets, conveyors and pulleys remove the muck and bring it to street level.

    City Grinds Out a Market for Muck

  • Reports called out from underground company examiners not long before the explosion indicated belt conveyors that needed to be rock dusted, officials said.

    Ellen Smith: Coal Dust Propagated Upper Big Branch Explosion: MSHA

  • The achievement of "Shapeshifting" is to shift our notions of pots and pouches from alluring and useful objects to conveyors of personal and metaphysical wisdom.

    Artifacts to Artworks

  • And though the color — a particularly muddy shade of orange — might not be to everyone's taste, it would most certainly attract the eye of the resolutely ambivalent baggage handlers, whose job it is to rescue the vast swathes of bereft luggage that twirl around the airport conveyors of the world daily.

    Luggage: An Open and Shut Case

  • There, at Sun Valley Floral Farms last week, workers stood before conveyors in a greenhouse-like production facility, sorting and packaging fresh lilies and Gerbera daisies for sale in U.S. supermarkets and florist shops.

    Trade Fight Has Flower Growers Digging In


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