What does carrying mean?

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Wiktionary

  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

How to pronounce carrying?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say carrying in sign language?

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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

Examples of carrying in a Sentence

  1. Warren Buffett:

    I'm a Democrat, but I'm not a card-carrying Democrat.

  2. Michel Sapin:

    Carrying bundles of cash in bags is no longer used. Terrorists have a capacity to use all the new technologies to transfer money around so we need together have identical rules in countries.

  3. Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon:

    This is not meant to be punitive, but rather to dissuade others from carrying out terrorist attacks.

  4. Mitch McConnell:

    In parallel to the gathering for this dangerous agreement, the proxies of Iran in the Middle East are carrying out a wide occupation of Yemen, the Iran-Lausanne-Yemen axis is very dangerous to mankind and needs to be stopped.

  5. Gabe Saglie:

    Be discreet with Christopher Elliott cash and refrain from drawing unwanted attention to the cash Christopher Elliott’re carrying.

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