convey VERB 1) transport or carry to a place. 2) communicate (an idea, impression, or feeling). 3) Law transfer the title to (property).
DERIVATIVES conveyable adjective conveyor (also conveyer) noun.
ORIGIN Latin conviare 'escort' , from via 'way' .

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  • Conveyer — Con*vey er, n. 1. One who, or that which, conveys or carries, transmits or transfers. [1913 Webster] 2. One given to artifices or secret practices; a juggler; a cheat; a thief. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conveyer — (engl., spr. konwē er, »Fortschaffer«, Mehlschraube), in Mühlwerken die Schnecke zum Transport des Getreides und des Mehles …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • conveyer — (n.) 1510s, agent noun from CONVEY (Cf. convey). Latinate form conveyor is later (1640s) …   Etymology dictionary

  • conveyer — noun 1. a person who conveys (carries or transmits) the conveyer of good tidings • Syn: ↑conveyor • Derivationally related forms: ↑convey (for: ↑conveyor), ↑convey …   Useful english dictionary

  • Conveyer — Con|vey|er 〈[ vɛıə(r)] m. 3〉 auf Schienen laufendes Becherwerk, das zum Transport verschiedener Materialien innerhalb großer Fabriken usw. dient, Pendelbecherwerk [engl., „Beförderungsmittel, laufendes Band“] * * * Con|vey|er [kɔn ve:ɐ], der; s,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Conveyer — Con|vey|er [kɔn ve:ɐ] der; s, <aus gleichbed. engl. conveyer zu to convey »befördern, transportieren«, dies über altfr. conveier »begleiten« aus vulgärlat. *conviare »Geleit geben« zu ↑kon... u. lat. via »Weg«> Becherwerk, Förderband …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • conveyer — conveyor UK [kənˈveɪə(r)] / US [kənˈveɪər] or conveyer UK / US noun [countable] Word forms conveyor : singular conveyor plural conveyors 1) a conveyor belt 2) someone or something that carries or communicates something, especially news …   English dictionary

  • conveyer — noun see conveyor …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • conveyer — Synonyms and related words: Aquarius, Ganymede, Hebe, bearer, bheesty, busboy, caddie, cargo handler, carrier, carrier pigeon, carter, common carrier, coolie, cupbearer, drayman, express, expressman, freighter, gun bearer, hauler, homing pigeon,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • conveyer(or) — Смотри Конвейер …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

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