Meaning of CARRIER in English

CARRIER

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a carrier bag (= for carrying shopping, usually made of plastic )

The supermarket no longer gives free carrier bags.

aircraft carrier

carrier bag

carrier pigeon

mail carrier

people carrier

personnel carrier

troop carrier

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

armoured

I stumbled off to be sick behind an armoured personnel carrier as he started on Marius.

Near the residential apartments he had seen an exploded armoured carrier , and more dead soldiers.

He was handcuffed to another prisoner and placed in an army, armoured personnel carrier .

Since the civil disobedience began, the palace had also been surrounded by armoured carriers and remote crowd-control vehicles.

His car was mud-splattered, parked amongst the jeeps and armoured personnel carriers , a hundred yards from the helicopter pad.

The army also lost 2,000 of its 2,900 armoured personnel carriers .

big

Alameda can accommodate three big nuclear-powered aircraft carriers , against just one in Everett.

And another bankruptcy, involving Braniff Airlines, reminded everyone of the stranglehold the Big Eight carriers have over the domestic market.

international

The network will give access to both national and international carriers .

Indosat, the international phone carrier , rose 425 rupiah to 8975 with trading of 788, 500 shares.

large

The chief need of large shippers and carriers is' to process information for the flow of goods.

Verio acquired NorthWestNet in March 1997 and has since built one of the country's largest business Internet carriers .

She waved, but Dawn didn't see her, being too engrossed in stuffing the flowers into a large carrier bag.

Even a large carrier , he warned, could be quickly and effectively disabled by a few bomb hits.

There's also a new large people-carrier derivative called the Vaneo.

Near where he was standing, some one had left a large carrier bag full of clothes.

The company will be the largest freight carrier to be based at the Speke airport.

That change should occur within about three years for large carriers , while small companies will be free of rate regulation immediately.

local

Communication with Hull was maintained by horse-drawn vehicles, daily local carriers taking anything and everything needed by the villagers.

mail

All told, I counted about 200 catalogs that my overburdened mail carrier had to tote and deliver during the Christmas season.

But be assured, most people carry more writing-related baggage than a mail carrier does letters.

When she finds the right neighborhood, she interviews neighbors and mail carriers to verify the addresses.

major

A total of 84 airlines have now responded, including many of the major carriers .

In 1995, the major carriers rebounded from years of losses by cutting costs and boosting fares.

Photography was a major carrier and shaper of modernism.

national

The network will give access to both national and international carriers .

regional

Comair, a Cincinnati-based regional air carrier , was the top gainer in the index.

That could go a long way toward offsetting public perception that regional carriers are less safe.

Comair, a regional carrier in the Midwest and Florida, said the plane was Flight 3272.

small

Growing competition sent smaller carriers , many of them start-ups after deregulation, to the wall.

Becky, holding a small carrier bag from a music shop, came in.

It is also warning more cuts could come if the economy deteriorates further. Small startup carriers are also finding business challenging.

After all, how can you square downsizing with acquiring a smaller carrier with a similar cost base?

■ NOUN

air

As do their land and sea counterparts, air carriers delegate the power to issue waybills to various types of agents.

Comair, a Cincinnati-based regional air carrier , was the top gainer in the index.

The air carrier had returned him as quickly as possible.

aircraft

As I came up out of the trough, the wave was pouting out a lip like the deck of an aircraft carrier .

The Navy gave them rides on an aircraft carrier .

In the 1960s, the Soviet Union built the Sovetskaya Rossiya, a whaler the size of an aircraft carrier .

This room was gigantic: like the hangar deck of an aircraft carrier .

Consider a film clip showing an aircraft carrier at sea.

He flew to Hatfield and touched-down successfully balancing the elevator against the very powerful airbrakes, as previously used on aircraft carriers .

In that post he achieved a military first, using an aircraft carrier to transport Army helicopters and Special Forces troops.

bag

You will leave it in a carrier bag at a certain place and time.

Near where he was standing, some one had left a large carrier bag full of clothes.

Left: The Diamond kite, using decoration from a plastic carrier bag .

What were they doing in a carrier bag ?

It attracted everyone from stunt flying professionals to kids with an old plastic carrier bag and a piece of string.

George frowned as he put his mask neatly in the brown carrier bag before driving home.

Ten days ago a police bullet had hit the explosive which Terry Place had hidden in a carrier bag in the tunnel.

So after finding the hairs they looked at the carrier bag more closely?

flag

He opposed the privatisations, yet they are now the two greatest flag carriers in the Northern Ireland economy.

With time he began to settle and his school work improved: Yoash became an ardent flag carrier for Habonim.

group

In Lingayen Gulf in 1944, their carrier groups had fought next to each other, and that had cemented it.

insurance

Stein and the other owners still wait for a damage settlement from their insurance carrier , State Farm Insurance Co.

But if she can not afford a potential loss, she should get coverage from an insurance carrier .

Morrill agreed to a $ 12 million settlement in the Western case, most of which was paid by its insurance carrier .

personnel

I stumbled off to be sick behind an armoured personnel carrier as he started on Marius.

A day after the meeting, 20 tanks and 15 armored personnel carriers were sent through the streets of Sincan.

There were three malai personnel carriers in the centre of the Praça and a company of troops at one end.

The tracks are 28-ton personnel carriers that can carry two dozen Marines, including the three-man crew.

His car was mud-splattered, parked amongst the jeeps and armoured personnel carriers , a hundred yards from the helicopter pad.

About 200 yards from his mansion, in an old barn, he even kept an armored personnel carrier .

Slowed by heavy rains, the convoy was shielded by helicopter gunships and armoured personnel carriers .

Later it wants to follow up with the heavy stuff: tanks, helicopters, anti-tank weapons and armored personnel carriers .

pigeon

The first correct entry to be drawn at random will be notified by phone and the Guitarist carrier pigeon will do the rest.

They found the empty dovecotes where he kept his carrier pigeons , his way of beating the phone taps.

During the war, peregrines were declared a pest because they used to attack carrier pigeons and prevent messages reaching their destination.

The tower provided shore accommodation for keepers and kept in communication with the lighthouse by means of flagstaff signals and carrier pigeons .

plastic

Left: The Diamond kite, using decoration from a plastic carrier bag.

It attracted everyone from stunt flying professionals to kids with an old plastic carrier bag and a piece of string.

She parked the car and hoisted the plastic carriers from the boot, perching the flat, be-ribboned pâtisserie box on top.

After collecting the award Reeves slipped it into a plastic carrier bag and shortly after dropped it.

The four sample bottles of water stood in their plastic carrier on my roomette floor.

To waste them cleaning out a drawer of plastic carrier bags instead of scrambling up lofty pinnacles is something you may regret.

troop

A couple worked on the engine of a troop carrier .

A single Marine Corps troop carrier costs more than one billion.

■ VERB

armored

Three men died in a skirmish with armored personnel carriers .

A day after the meeting, 20 tanks and 15 armored personnel carriers were sent through the streets of Sincan.

The maneuvers came after days of ominous-looking deployments around the residence by police helicopters, armored personnel carriers and commandos.

About 200 yards from his mansion, in an old barn, he even kept an armored personnel carrier .

Their protection consisted of three heavily armored tanks and an armored personnel carrier .

Beyond them a phalanx of armored personnel carriers was lined up three abreast, their heavy guns pointed toward our bank.

Later it wants to follow up with the heavy stuff: tanks, helicopters, anti-tank weapons and armored personnel carriers .

send

The kite can be sent up with a carrier attached.

Alternatively, instruments can be sent and returned by carrier if you live too far away to visit personally.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a carrier with routes to the eastern U.S.

a newspaper carrier

We give a gift to the letter carrier at Christmas.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Carrie had Nick's case as well as her own and a carrier bag with a broken string handle.

Fuchida ordered his remaining 324 aircraft back to the waiting carriers but stayed as long as he could over the target.

So the last hope of hitting the enemy carriers was reluctantly abandoned.

Yet Gloria herself never seemed to hold on to more than the bare essentials that they had in their two paper carriers.

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