conveyor conveyor  /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):

  1. Beside it is a quarrying operation that once dumped a load of sand and gravel from a conveyor belt into Cronin's boat while he was in it, to discourage scrutiny.
  2. At Valcent's El Paso lab, potted crops grow in rows on clear vertical panels that rotate on a conveyor belt.
  3. Windowless, glass-walled and crisscrossed with chutes and conveyors, it will be the last word in department-store merchandising.

News

  1. Dynamic Conveyor, the Leading Manufacturer of Reconfigurable Conveyor Systems, Joins the Michigan Food Processors ...

    With the addition of its new food processing conveyor, Dynamic Conveyor Corporation unites with the Michigan Food Processors Association. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/foodprocessing/conveyor/prweb10819349.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Watch This Drone Deliver Rice Burgers to Sushi-Shop Customers in London

    U.K. chain Yo! Sushi is upgrading its lowly conveyor belt California-roll delivery system with an elaborate, remote-controlled mini-helicopter drop-off format they've dubbed the "iTray," the Telegraph reports. Not to be outdone by the taco cannon , burrito drone , or the pizza-copter , Yo! Sushi's proprietary new system, which is being tested at a London branch, involves WiFi, two HD cameras ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

  3. Bags Made From Conveyor Belts Move Your Stuff In Style

    Industrial recycling gets an upscale look with these Kazmok bags. If you didn’t know, you’d never guess what these bags are made from: The material is nondescript. In fact, it’s something most products shuttle over at some point--a rubbery conveyor belt. From a specialist Dutch company called Kazmok , the bags include a briefcase, shopper bag, trolley bag for travel, and accessories like belts ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

Quotes

  1. Fans around the world are hoping for more tour dates, but Plant told the Sunday Times he resented the "conveyor belt of expectations'' about a comeback tour." "If people don't talk about a tour, anything is possible,'' he said. The more...
    on Dec 10, 2007 By: Robert Plant Source: Waterloo Record

  2. "I observed the New York City Department of Sanitation taking these fines from the conveyor belts of our machines, loading it onto tractors and using it to pave roads and fill in potholes, dips and ruts," Eric Beck said.
    on Mar 24, 2007 By: Beck Source: Kansas City Star

  3. "We put the plane on a quarter-mile conveyor belt and tested it out," says Savage about the experiment using a pilot and his Ultralight plane. "I won't tell you what the outcome was, but the pilot and his entire flight club got it wrong."
    on Oct 30, 2007 By: Adam Savage Source: San Jose Mercury News

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