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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.
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Carrier Translations

carrier in Latin is cursor
carrier in Spanish is portador
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