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conveyor belt

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Definition a moving band or belt that transports objects — such as goods in a factory
  • A conveyor belt is used to transport luggage at the airport.
conveyor belt = a moving band or belt that transports objects — such as goods in a factory
  • Most luggage conveyor belts work at a speed of about 1 meter/second.
  • conveyor belts = a moving band or belt that transports objects — such as goods in a factory
  • Life had a conveyor-belt quality.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • It clicked and whirred along a conveyor belt, got hooked on a rope, and ascended through a slot in the roof.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • Thinking of heaving bodies onto the conveyor belt that carried its human cargo into the hot, hungry mouth of the incinerator.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • And the eggs will come through on a little conveyor belt—here!
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • Xhalal eventually got a job working for a company that made industrial conveyor belts.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • He opened his eyes and saw a bale of bay rolling past him on a conveyor belt, up toward the ceiling.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Conveyor belts wound through the room like waterslides, carrying boxes in every direction.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • Great rows of them walking to the conveyor belt to climb on.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • They were like a human conveyor belt.
    Doris Lessing  --  The Grass is Singing
  • The travellers crowded along some conveyor belts to have their luggage searched.
    Maxine Hong Kingston  --  The Woman Warrior
  • He picked up the cages that held the rat and monkey and set them on a rubber conveyor belt at the rear of the room.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • She took a moment to gather herself and seemed to be gauging which conveyor belt was slowest.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • Below it on the conveyor belt sat a truck chassis, and clustered around it were three dark shapes the size of forklifts.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • Resembling a small airport baggage distribution center, the circulation room had numerous conveyor belts that angled off in different directions.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • He walked them to the far wall where a wide conveyor belt entered the room in a graceful curve, vaguely resembling a baggage claim carousel.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Behind him. the conveyor belt kept rising and clattering against the sky.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • A kitchen staffer stuck her head out over the conveyor belt and called: "Trays!"
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl
  • He refuses to let me put anything on the conveyor belt, so I just stand back and watch as he unloads the items from the buggy.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed

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