Meaning of CARRIER in English

CARRIER

/ ˈkæriə(r); NAmE / noun

1.

a company that carries goods or passengers from one place to another, especially by air

2.

a military vehicle or ship that carries soldiers or equipment from one place to another :

an armoured personnel carrier

—see also aircraft carrier , people carrier

3.

a person or animal that passes a disease to other people or animals but does not suffer from it

4.

a metal frame that is fixed to a bicycle and used for carrying bags

5.

a person or thing that carries sth :

Aquarius, the Water Carrier

a baby carrier (= for carrying a baby on your back or in front of you)

6.

( BrE ) = carrier bag

7.

a company that provides a telephone or Internet service :

a telecoms carrier

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.