What does carousel mean?

Definitions for carousel
ˌkær əˈsɛl, ˈkær əˌsɛlcarousel

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word carousel.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. carousel, carrousel, luggage carousel, luggage carrousel(noun)

    a conveyer belt that carries luggage to be claimed by air travelers

  2. carousel, carrousel, merry-go-round, roundabout, whirligig(noun)

    a large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or amusement

Wiktionary

  1. carousel(Noun)

    a merry-go-round

  2. carousel(Noun)

    a continuously revolving device for item delivery

  3. carousel(Noun)

    the rotating glass plate in a microwave oven

Freebase

  1. Carousel

    A carousel, or merry-go-round, is an amusement ride consisting of a rotating circular platform with seats for riders. The "seats" are traditionally in the form of rows of wooden horses or other animals mounted on posts, many of which are moved up and down by gearwork to simulate galloping, to the accompaniment of looped circus music. This leads to one of the alternative names, the galloper. Other popular names are jumper, roundabout, horseabout and flying horses. Carousels are commonly populated with horses, each horse weighing roughly 100 lbs, but may include diverse varieties of mounts, like pigs, zebras, tigers, mythological creatures, and deer, to name a few. Sometimes, chairlike or benchlike seats are used as well, and occasionally mounts can be shaped like airplanes or cars. Any rotating platform may also be called a carousel. In a playground, a roundabout or merry-go-round is usually a simple, child-powered rotating platform with bars or handles to which children can cling while riding. At an airport, rotating conveyors in the baggage claim area are often called carousels. Various photographic slide projectors, notably those made by Kodak until 2004, used rotating trays or magazines called carousels to hold the slides and were often known as "carousel projectors".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Carousel

    kar-ōō′zel, n. a tilting match or tournament, to which were added games, shows, and allegorical representations. [Fr.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carousel in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carousel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of carousel in a Sentence

  1. Diane Frolov:

    What is it about genus arboretum that socks us in the figurative solar plexus We see a logging truck go cruising down the road, stacked with a bunch of those fresh-cut giants, we feel like we lost a brother. Next thing you know, we're in The Brick, we're flopping money down on the bar. Wood. We're under a roof. Wood. We're walking the floors. Wood. Grabbing a pool cue. That's wood. Our friends in the forest carry a set of luggage from the mythical baggage carousel. Tree of life, tree of knowledge, family tree, Buddha's Bodhi tree. Page one of life, in the beginning. Genesis 322. Adam and Eve. They're kicking back in the garden of Eden and boom, they get an eviction notice. Why is that Lest they should also take of the tree of life, eat and live forever. A definitive Yahweh no-no. Be good to yourself, go out and plant a wet one on a tree.

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