conveyer conveyer  /kən ˈveɪ ər/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  • Leaking pipes have been fixed to save water, and a dry lubricant is used to keep conveyer belts running smoothly with less water.

News

  • Food delivered by drone

    A London sushi house has gotten creative with how it delivers its food. First, it used a conveyer belt to share its sushi dishes. Now they are using a flying tray that is controlled by an iPad.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KTVL Medford

Quotes

  1. "I would have liked to have had an opportunity to put my case forward," Law told BBC Radio Lancashire. "Dominic Cork's don't come off the conveyer belt. Very few players can do what he does on a cricket field."
    on Aug 14, 2008 By: Stuart Law Source: BBC Sport

  2. She had, Cunningham wrote in 1955, "a devotion to dancing as an instantaneous and agreeable act of life. All my subsequent involvements with dancers who were concerned with dance as a conveyer of social message or to be used as a testing ground for...
    on Sep 15, 2006 By: Merce Cunningham Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "It was clear when I got the job at Stanford that it was like being on a conveyer belt," Roughgarden told me in an interview. "The career track is set up for young men. You are assumed to be competent unless revealed otherwise. You can speak,...
    on May 14, 2010 By: Joan Roughgarden Source: The Age

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