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Definition of 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

I wanted to be a sportswriter because I loved sports and I could not hit the curve ball, the jump shot, or the opposing ball carrier.
Dick Schaap

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

Compare sending someone a text message and getting a love letter delivered by carrier pigeon. No contest.
Bryan Callen

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

A carrier with a venereal disease can have many partners, but only those whose mental and physical immune systems are weak will be susceptible to it.
Louise L. Hay
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Carrier Translations

carrier in Latin is cursor
carrier in Spanish is portador
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