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conveyor

  
, conveyer  
      n  
1    a person or thing that conveys  
2       short for       conveyor belt  


conveyor belt  
      n   a flexible endless strip of fabric or linked plates driven by rollers and used to transport objects, esp. in a factory  
pneumatic conveyor  
      n     (Engineering)   a tube through which powdered or granular material, such as cement, grain, etc. is transported by a flow of air  
screw conveyor  
      n     (Engineering)   a duct along which material is conveyed by the rotational action of a spiral vane which lies along the length of the duct,   (Also called)    worm conveyor  
worm conveyor  
      n      another name for       screw conveyor  
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