Meaning of CARRIAGE in English

CARRIAGE

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a carriage clock British English (= a clock inside a glass case with a handle on top )

baby carriage

carriage clock

gun carriage

hackney carriage

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

main

The main lace carriage is on the right and the lace carriage is on the left.

That is all it does, once the stitches have been transferred, the main carriage will knit the row.

The main carriage is free again and can knit two more rows.

The main carriage operates from the right-hand edge and the lace carriage from the left-hand edge.

That is, you have to imitate the main carriage knitting at Main Tension plus 4.

The curved arrows refer to the main carriage and the straight arrows to the lace carriage.

The numbers give the number of plain rows to work with the main carriage .

The main and ribber carriages are then placed at the end of the needlebed.

open

Developed for carrying coal and agricultural produce a passenger service was rapidly initiated using wagons, open carriages and converted stage coaches.

We were rescued by Truc who had again been trying to catch up on his sleep farther down the open carriage .

The father then flung the contents of the hat out of the open carriage window.

Harry boarded it and the man followed, selecting a seat several rows distant but facing Harry down the open carriage .

■ NOUN

baby

Two women tore the nylons I was wearing - really good ones - another dragged a baby carriage across my ninety-dollar shoes.

A baby carriage was overturned, and a heavy rain of black ash descended for a long while afterward.

Death raced downstairs and out the front door to look in the baby carriage under the cherry tree.

Now she is walking toward him, half a block away, pushing a baby carriage .

A charred baby carriage still stood on the altar steps, exactly where it had been found after the massacre.

clock

In the silence she heard the ticking of the carriage clock .

He glanced at the carriage clock on the polished rosewood desk.

When they left she found an antique carriage clock in the hallway missing and also some jewellery.

As Ashi dressed swiftly her eyes were drawn back to the carriage clock .

I'd take carriage clocks and videos.

door

The inquest jury was only able to say John Newton died accidentally by falling through a carriage door .

He had jumped down to open the carriage door for her and Charlotte and the child made to get in.

And that was the moment Nora chose to open the carriage door .

garter

If you have been meaning to knit with the garter carriage , why not try something very simple?

Knitting as much as possible with the garter carriage is not always the quickest way to complete a garment.

One of the problems for garter carriage owners is that this is no longer possible.

When allocating time for the garter carriage , first decide whether it is possible to leave it knitting all night.

Diane is also organising an extra one day course on the garter carriage in the autumn - phone for date and details.

I like them particularly for Chunky machines which of course do not have a garter carriage .

The second way is with my wonderful garter carriage .

gun

Other patches revealed supply columns, horsedrawn wagons, ambulance units, strings of gun carriages .

Scabbards, broken arms, artillery horses, wrecks of gun carriages , and bloody garments strewed the scene.

lace

You might imagine that returning the lace carriage to the left will affect the previous transference, but this is not so.

You will then be supplied with a lace carriage tuned to that machine.

The lace carriage , for transfer lace.

Knit two rows as shown by the curved arrow then select the needles and move the lace carriage to the right.

Now that punchcards exist it is quicker and less troublesome to let your lace carriage transfer the stitch for you.

The main lace carriage is on the right and the lace carriage is on the left.

Slide the lace carriage over to the right.

railway

It was in the railway carriage as Earle had been coming back from the late night rally in the North West.

Leadburn Inn Dine in splendour in a beautifully converted railway carriage .

Miranda and Angus sat in a velvet-lined, crimson booth that reminded her of an old-fashioned railway carriage .

But I am old-fashioned enough to dislike hearing it flung about in railway carriages by mixed school parties.

He gave a slight sardonic grunt, remembering how excited he had been in that railway carriage on his way to Carewscourt.

Later on some old railway carriages situated on the farm were also used.

The passenger in the railway carriage would drop his head into his newspaper and avert his eyes from the window.

In 1866 he emigrated to Philadelphia, where he painted railway carriages in the workshops of the Pennsylvania Railroad Co.

return

This could, for example, be your address complete with tab and carriage return settings, or a frequently used sentence.

The file will be stored on disk line by line, with a carriage return after each line.

transfer

At the front of the rib transfer carriage there are some metal prongs.

Remember to knit a loose row first before using the transfer carriage .

I've had my rib transfer carriage about nine years and I've only just discovered that!

The rib transfer carriage is lowered on to the needlebed to the right of the knitting.

There are three points to watch as you use the rib transfer carriage .

window

They pushed and shoved, reaching through the carriage windows to reserve places by laying their scarves along the bench.

And the fabulous Brecon Beacons National Park flows past every single carriage window .

It also warned against thieves at stations and advised that possessions should not be left near carriage windows .

It is always a thrilling experience to make the journey with face pressed against the carriage window .

The father then flung the contents of the hat out of the open carriage window .

Being Carrie she stared crossly out of the carriage window at the big mountain on the far side of the valley.

■ VERB

drive

I drove home in the carriage with Martha and Lisa.

Nahum Morey rarely drove in his carriage up to London now that the railway had come to Chertsey.

knit

If you have been meaning to knit with the garter carriage , why not try something very simple?

To make the needles knit , the carriage must be set as for stocking stitch.

leave

It also warned against thieves at stations and advised that possessions should not be left near carriage windows.

She left the carriage and came into Marlott on foot.

move

Knit two rows as shown by the curved arrow then select the needles and move the lace carriage to the right.

Straight arrows show in which direction to move the lace carriage .

Complete the lace message - pull the selected lever and move the lace carriage to the right.

Select the needles and move the lace carriage to the left, as shown by the straight arrow and knit two rows.

The manual suggests that you move the carriage as if ironing and this is a very apt description.

If you try to move the carriage too lightly or too quickly you might not transfer the stitches firmly enough.

As before this simply tells you in which direction to move the lace carriage to transfer the selected stitches.

ride

They are all criminals, of course, who ride in the Stolypin carriages from Pot'ma on the way to Barashevo.

set

Because the front bed is now the main bed, the main tension is set on the front carriage .

Finally, set both carriages to knit and using tension 2, knit the rib.

So I teach them to set up the carriages as if there were not a card in.

Now set the back carriage to slip, by pressing the O button.

use

Developed for carrying coal and agricultural produce a passenger service was rapidly initiated using wagons, open carriages and converted stage coaches.

Remember to knit a loose row first before using the transfer carriage .

You have authority to use two government carriages to bring the books for me to see.

There are three points to watch as you use the rib transfer carriage .

So you can't use a punchcard carriage on an electronic machine.

The Royal visit to Edinburgh in 1953 was conducted almost entirely using carriages from the collection.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Both lights on the other side of the carriage work, so I change seats.

Mutual anger surmounts mutual embarrassment through the rest of the long dark carriage ride.

The passenger wagons were not going into town for another half hour, so I hired a carriage and went in myself.

They went into town in a borrowed carriage .

Two plastic rounded handles are screwed to each side of the motor carriage , and serve to control the plunge action.

Two women tore the nylons I was wearing - really good ones - another dragged a baby carriage across my ninety-dollar shoes.

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