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  Definition of carrier
  1. a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for take-offs and landings
  2. a rack attached to a vehicle; for carrying luggage or skis or the like
  3. a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to carry something; "refrigerated carriers have revolutionized the grocery business"
  4. a person or firm in the business of transporting people or goods or messages
  5. a person who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others
  6. a boy who delivers newspapers
  7. someone whose employment involves carrying something; "the bonds were transmitted by carrier"
  8. a man who delivers the mail
  9. a radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a signal
  10. 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
Similar Words: aircraft carrier, flattop, attack aircraft carrier, common carrier, immune carrier, newsboy, bearer, toter, mailman, postman, mail carrier, letter carrier, carrier wave

 

Hyponyms: bomb rack, luggage carrier, luggage rack, roof rack, ski rack, line, Mallon, Mary Mallon, Typhoid Mary

 

Derivational Morphology: transport, carry, lug, tote, tug, bear, conduct, transmit, convey, channel

 

Anagrams: Circaea

 

 
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