What does carrel mean?

Definitions for carrel
ˈkær əlcar·rel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Carrel, Alexis Carrelnoun

    French surgeon and biologist who developed a way to suture and graft blood vessels (1873-1944)

  2. carrel, carrell, cubicle, stallnoun

    small individual study area in a library


  1. Carrelnoun

    a table partitioned by vertical boards into small areas where an individual may read or study with minimal distraction from activities nearby. They are used especially in libraries. Also, the term is used to refer to one partition of such a table. Related etymologically to the 4th carol.


  1. carrelnoun

    A partially partitioned space for studying or reading, often in a library.

    He was busy writing his report in a small library carrel


  1. Carrel

    Carrel is a surname.


  1. carrel

    A carrel is a small, individual study or work space in a library or office, typically furnished with a desk and partitions to provide privacy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Carrelnoun

    see Quarrel, an arrow

  2. Carrelnoun

    same as 4th Carol


  1. Carrel

    Carrel is a small lunar crater on the Mare Tranquillitatis. It has a somewhat distorted appearance, having a slight protruding bulge in the northwest rim. The interior is somewhat irregular, with ridges and some slumped material. This crater lies across a ridge in the surface of the mare. This crater was previously designated as Jansen B before being given its current name by the IAU in 1979 in honour of the scientific contributions of the Nobel-winning French scientist Alexis Carrel. The lava-flooded crater Jansen lies to the northeast.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Carrel is ranked #25171 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Carrel surname appeared 985 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Carrel.

    91.5% or 902 total occurrences were White.
    2.8% or 28 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.4% or 24 total occurrences were Black.
    1.4% or 14 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.9% or 9 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.8% or 8 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carrel in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carrel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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