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  1. carryingnoun

    transportation

    carryings away of goods

Webster Dictionary

  1. Carrying

    of Carry

  2. Carryingnoun

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

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

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  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

Examples of carrying in a Sentence

  1. Monte Morris:

    He's carrying us, we've got to help him.

  2. Alessio Patalano:

    Whilst this is not a speed comparable to modern ships, when combined with a proficient crew, it would certainly give the ship an edge over four narcos on a home made drug-carrying raft, fast as it could have been.

  3. Igor Boska:

    Teams are ready to fix the consequences of the blasts in the course of four days, when this can happen depends on the results of talks, which the instigators of the blockade are carrying out with authorities.

  4. Francis Wanjohi:

    Based on intelligence gathered, the ship is suspected to be carrying firearms and drugs, but we shall confirm that once the inspection is done.

  5. Detective Superintendent Julie Mackay:

    This is a very serious incident in which a woman has lost her life and we are deploying family liaison officers to support the next of kin, the scene remains cordoned off so further forensic enquiries and searches can take place over the next few days. We're grateful to the local community for their support and understanding, and I'd urge anyone with concerns or questions to speak to a member of the local neighbourhood team who'll be carrying out extra patrols over the coming days.

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    one whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action
    • A. currish
    • B. usurious
    • C. motile
    • D. bonzer

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