Carrier

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Carrier \Car"ri*er\, noun [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} (Zool.), a variety of the domestic pigeon used to convey letters from a distant point to to its home.

{Carrier shell} (Zool.), 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}, adjective

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

carrier

noun

1: someone whose employment involves carrying something; "the bonds were transmitted by carrier" [syn: {carrier}, {bearer}, {toter}]

2: a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to carry something; "refrigerated carriers have revolutionized the grocery business"

3: a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings [syn: {aircraft carrier}, {carrier}, {flattop}, {attack aircraft carrier}]

4: an inactive substance that is a vehicle for a radioactive tracer of the same substance and that assists in its recovery after some chemical reaction

5: a person or firm in the business of transporting people or goods or messages [syn: {carrier}, {common carrier}]

6: a radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a signal [syn: {carrier wave}, {carrier}]

7: a man who delivers the mail [syn: {mailman}, {postman}, {mail carrier}, {letter carrier}, {carrier}]

8: a boy who delivers newspapers [syn: {carrier}, {newsboy}]

9: (medicine) a person (or animal) who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others [syn: {carrier}, {immune carrier}]

10: a rack attached to a vehicle; for carrying luggage or skis or the like

11: (genetics) an organism that possesses a recessive gene whose effect is masked by a dominant allele; the associated trait is not apparent but can be passed on to offspring


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