carrier, bearer, toternoun
someone whose employment involves carrying something
"the bonds were transmitted by carrier"
a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to carry something
"refrigerated carriers have revolutionized the grocery business"
aircraft carrier, carrier, flattop, attack aircraft carriernoun
a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings
an inactive substance that is a vehicle for a radioactive tracer of the same substance and that assists in its recovery after some chemical reaction
carrier, common carriernoun
a person or firm in the business of transporting people or goods or messages
carrier wave, carriernoun
a radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a signal
mailman, postman, mail carrier, letter carrier, carriernoun
a man who delivers the mail
a boy who delivers newspapers
carrier, immune carriernoun
(medicine) a person (or animal) who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others
a rack attached to a vehicle; for carrying luggage or skis or the like
(genetics) an organism that possesses a recessive gene whose effect is masked by a dominant allele; the associated trait is not apparent but can be passed on to offspring
A person or object that carries someone or something else.
A carrier pigeon, a newspaperese term (misnomer) for a homing pigeon, racing pigeon, racing homer, homer.
An Old English carrier pigeon or Old English carrier (the "King of the Doos").
A company in the business of shipping freight.
A person or animal that transmits a disease to others without itself contracting the disease.
A signal such as radio, sound, or light that is modulated to transmit information.
A mobile network operator; wireless carrier.
An inert material added to an active ingredient to aid in the application and/or the effectiveness of active ingredient.
A certified airline.
A Northern Athabaskan language spoken in Canada. Sometimes considered to be three separate languages; Southern Carrier, Northern Carrier and Central Carrier
one who, or that which, carries or conveys; a messenger
Etymology: [From Carry.]
one who is employed, or makes it his business, to carry goods for others for hire; a porter; a teamster
Etymology: [From Carry.]
that which drives or carries; as: (a) A piece which communicates to an object in a lathe the motion of the face plate; a lathe dog. (b) A spool holder or bobbin holder in a braiding machine. (c) A movable piece in magazine guns which transfers the cartridge to a position from which it can be thrust into the barrel
Etymology: [From Carry.]
Carrier is a survival horror video game for the Dreamcast, notable in part for being fully 3D - then still a rarity for survival horror games, which mostly displayed 3D characters over pre-rendered backgrounds. In Carrier, players assume the separate roles of an investigation team that was split up from a surprise attack. A cancelled sequel for the PlayStation 2 titled Carrier: The Next Mutation was once planned for release.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'carrier' in Nouns Frequency: #1907
The numerical value of carrier in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of carrier in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
...when it comes down to the authority for standardizing carrier Ethernet services, the MEF continues to stand tall.
When you target and sink an aircraft carrier it is irreversible.
If there is any type of conflict in space, Diego Garcia is important in the physical sense and the communications sense, one of the jokes about Diego Garcia is that it's basically a floating aircraft carrier. You could almost say the same about Guam.
That's a prime candidate for trying to get something out there ... so that we can learn how to operate an unmanned aerial vehicle from a carrier.
It does not require a common carrier to be a policeman or to know what's in every package.
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- превозвач, преносител, носачBulgarian
- portador, portadoraCatalan, Valencian
- nosič, dopravce, nosný signál, bacilonosičCzech
- Überträger, Karrier, Trägersignal, Träger, Brieftaube, Carrier, Carriertaube, Karriertaube, FrachtunternehmenGerman
- μεταφορέας, κομιστής, φορέαςGreek
- compañía de transportes, portadora, portador, empresa de transportes, transportistaSpanish
- kuljetusväline, kantaja, kuljetustoimisto, kantoaalto, taudinkantaja, tukialus, kuljetusyritysFinnish
- pigeon voyageur, transporteurFrench
- neach-giùlainScottish Gaelic
- נשאית, נשאHebrew
- амал, пренесувач, носач, преносител, превозник, шпедитерMacedonian
- drager, postduif, carrierDutch
- nośnik, nosicielka, nosicielPolish
- semnal purtătorRomanian
- переносчик, носительница, перевозчик, носильщик, носитель, почтовый голубьRussian
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