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  1. carrying(Noun)

    transportation

    carryings away of goods

Webster Dictionary

  1. Carrying

    of Carry

  2. Carrying(noun)

    the act or business of transporting from one place to another

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  1. Carrying

    Carrying, also colloquially referred to as palming, is a violation in the game of basketball. It occurs when the dribbling player continues to dribble after allowing the ball to come to rest in one or both hands. Carrying is similar to a double dribble because the player momentarily stops dribbling and then resumes dribbling. If the player is in motion while carrying the ball, then it is similar to traveling. Players can avoid a carrying violation by keeping their palms facing the floor while dribbling. Most basketball players slide their hand to one side of the ball when dribbling to better control the ball, directing it from left to right and vice-versa. So long as the ball does not come to rest this is perfectly legal. Moreover, dribbling this way allows more control and easier ball-handling. The problem arises when the ball-handler slides their hand too far down the side of the ball, having their hand below the ball. This is when the player is in violation and a carrying violation has been committed. Patrick Ewing was famous for his carries, which lead to stricter monitoring league-wide in the 1980s.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'carrying' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1893

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'carrying' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1941

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carrying in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carrying in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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  1. Patricia Kramer:

    Having a virtual reconstruction allows us to do all sorts of new computer modeling, for me, though, the most exciting piece is thinking about the impact of a differently shaped body on mobility. With the computer models, we can begin to' reanimate' them to see how they moved on hills, for instance, or how carrying burdens impacted their movements.

  2. Jay Carney:

    I don't think there is any doubt that he wants Hillary to win the nomination and believes that she would be the best candidate in the fall and the most effective as president in carrying forward what he's achieved.

  3. Kenneth Starr:

    ... advise the House of Representatives of any substantial and credible information which such independent counsel receives, in carrying out the independent counsel's responsibilities under this chapter, that may constitute grounds for an impeachment.

  4. Mohamed Abdel Salam:

    These slogans express how upset we are about the U.S. foreign policy in this region and how we think they are responsible for events in this region, we believe that Saudi Arabia is not carrying it, this war, against us alone. It is supported by the U.S. Therefore, U.S. is killing children.

  5. Brian Levin:

    [Antifa’s] list of what is fascist has grown far beyond the loathsome, Swastika-carrying white nationalists, to controversial conservatives, speakers, the police, journalists and random people who get in their way.

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