Definition of carrier. Meaning of carrier. Synonyms of carrier
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Definition of carrier
CarrierCarrier Car"ri*er, n. [From Carry.]
1. One who, or that which, carries or conveys; a messenger.
The air which is but . . . a carrier of the sounds.
2. One who is employed, or makes it his business, to carry
goods for others for hire; a porter; a teamster.
The roads are crowded with carriers, laden with rich
3. (Mach.) 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.
Carrier pigeon (Zo["o]l.), a variety of the domestic pigeon
used to convey letters from a distant point to to its
Carrier shell (Zo["o]l.), a univalve shell of the genus
Phorus; -- so called because it fastens bits of stones
and broken shells to its own shell, to such an extent as
almost to conceal it.
Common carrier (Law.) See under Common, a.
Meaning of carrier from wikipedia
wave , a waveform suitable
by an information-bearing signal. charge carrier
, an unbound
- an aircraft carrier
is a warship designed
with a primary mission
as a seagoing airbase
- in telecommunications
, a carrier
wave, or just carrier, is a waveform
) or sine wave that is modulated
- a common carrier
in common-law countries
(corresponding to a public carrier
in civil-law systems usually called simply
a carrier) is a
- the escort aircraft carrier
carrier, also called
a 'jeep carrier' or 'baby flattop' in the usn or 'woolworth carrier' by the
- the carrier language
is a northern athabaskan language
of british columbia
, for whom carrier
is the usual english
- the universal
carrier, also known
(incorrectly) as the bren gun carrier
is a common
of light armoured tracked
by temporarily investing large
sums of capital
in air carriers, to rescheme
an airlines assets
into a profitable organization
- in physics
, a charge carrier
is a particle
free to move , carrying
an electric charge
that carry electric
- a genetic carrier
(or just carrier), is a person
or other organism
that has inherited
a genetic trait
, but who does not