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carrier

car·ri·er

carrier

 
 
pronunciation:
kae ri r
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who carries or delivers.
a carrier of good newsa mail carrier
definition 2: a commercial delivery company.
definition 3: a person or animal that may transmit the organisms of a disease but in whom the symptoms do not appear.
definition 4: a support on or in a vehicle, for carrying goods.
a luggage carrier
definition 5: a very large naval vessel equipped with a flight deck; aircraft carrier.
definition 6: the electromagnetic wave that is modulated to transmit a signal; carrier wave.
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