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Definition of Carrier

Carrier

  1. One who, or that which, carries or conveys; a messenger.
  2. One who is employed, or makes it his business, to carry goods for others for hire; a porter; a teamster.
  3. That which drives or carries; as: (a) A piece which communicates to an object in a lathe the motion of the face plate; a lathe dog. (b) A spool holder or bobbin holder in a braiding machine. (c) A movable piece in magazine guns which transfers the cartridge to a position from which it can be thrust into the barrel.

Carrier Quotations

A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier.
Tom Stoppard

If you pick the right people and give them the opportunity to spread their wings and put compensation as a carrier behind it you almost don't have to manage them.
Jack Welch

I was sure we would never see the adoption of the Euro. Countries giving up their currencies for a common tender was, it seemed to me, completely out of tune with currency being a carrier of people's cultural identity, celebrating national heroes and events, as it had been for hundreds of years.
John Naisbitt

If you use a cell phone - as I do - your wireless carrier likely has records about your physical movements going back months, if not years.
Al Franken

The glory of being a carrier pilot has certainly worn off.
George H. W. Bush
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Carrier Translations

carrier in Latin is cursor
carrier in Spanish is portador