Definition of Carriers. Meaning of Carriers. Synonyms of Carriers

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Definition of Carriers

Carrier
Carrier 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. --Bacon. 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 manufactures. --Swift. 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 home. 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 Carriers from wikipedia

- fleet carriers. United Kingdom and China each operate two aircraft carriers. France, India, and Russia each operate a single medium-size carrier with a...
- April 2008 Carrier (video game), a 2000 video game for the Sega Dreamcast Carriers (film), a 2009 post-apocalyptic horror film The Carrier (band), an...
- "Carriers (2009)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved November 1, 2018. Carriers on Rotten Tomatoes, Rotten Tomatoes, retrieved September 16, 2011 Carriers on...
- airship aircraft carriers. This list does not include various amphibious warfare ships which can operate as carriers. The first aircraft carrier commissioned...
- This list of aircraft carriers contains aircraft carriers listed alphabetically by name. An aircraft carrier is a warship with a full-length flight deck...
- operation alongside fleet carriers. Escort carriers were too slow to keep up with the main forces consisting of fleet carriers, battleships, and cruisers...
- aircraft carriers (all time) List of aircraft carriers by configuration List of aircraft carriers by country List of sunken aircraft carriers Timeline...
- low-cost carriers organised by home country. A low-cost carrier or low-cost airline (also known as a no-frills, discount or budget carrier or airline)...
- unaffected by the pathogen, carriers can transmit it to others or develop symptoms in later stages of the disease. Asymptomatic carriers play a critical role...
- planes combined with evasive maneuvers keep the carriers safe. However, the attacks keep the ****anese carriers off balance and unable to prepare and launch...
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