- noun a continuous moving band of flexible material for transporting objects from one part of a building to another.
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conveyor belt — conˈveyor belt noun [countable] MANUFACTURING a long continuous moving band of rubber, metal etc, used in a place such as a factory or an airport to move things from one place to another: • The sandwiches are placed on a conveyor belt and moved… … Financial and business terms
conveyor belt — ► NOUN ▪ a continuous moving band used for transporting objects from one place to another … English terms dictionary
Conveyor belt — This article is about industrial conveyor belts. For information on the global flow of sea currents, see Thermohaline circulation. Point of contact between a power transmission belt and its pulley. A conveyor belt uses a wide belt and pulleys and … Wikipedia
conveyor belt — [[t]kənve͟ɪə(r) belt[/t]] conveyor belts 1) N COUNT A conveyor belt or a conveyor is a continuously moving strip of rubber or metal which is used in factories for moving objects along so that they can be dealt with as quickly as possible. The… … English dictionary
conveyor belt — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms conveyor belt : singular conveyor belt plural conveyor belts a) a machine with a flat wide belt used for moving objects from one place to another, especially in a factory b) used in a negative way to refer to… … English dictionary
conveyor-belt — ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: conveyor belt : of, relating to, or characteristic of mass production conveyor belt uniformity conveyor belt shoddiness Roy Lewis & Angus Maude … Useful english dictionary
conveyor belt — con veyor ,belt noun count a machine with a flat wide belt used for moving objects from one place to another, especially in a factory a. used in a negative way to refer to situations in which people are treated as if they are products in a… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
conveyor belt — con veyor belt n a long continuous moving band of rubber, cloth, or metal, used in a place such as a factory or airport to move things from one place to another ▪ We lifted our baggage from the conveyor belt … Dictionary of contemporary English
conveyor belt — Mach. an endless belt or chain, set of rollers, etc., for carrying materials or objects short distances, as from one part of a building to another. [1905 10] * * * One of various devices that provide mechanized movement of material, as in a… … Universalium
conveyor belt — noun a moving belt that transports objects (as in a factory) • Syn: ↑conveyer belt, ↑conveyer, ↑conveyor, ↑transporter • Derivationally related forms: ↑transport (for: ↑transporter), ↑ … Useful english dictionary
conveyor belt — /kənˈveɪə bɛlt / (say kuhn vayuh belt) noun a flexible, endless band passing about two or more wheels, etc., used to transport objects from one place to another, especially in a factory. Also, conveyer belt … Australian English dictionary