Meaning of carrier

Definition of carrier

(noun) someone whose employment involves carrying something; "the bonds were transmitted by carrier"
a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to carry something; "refrigerated carriers have revolutionized the grocery business"
a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings
an inactive substance that is a vehicle for a radioactive tracer of the same substance and that assists in its recovery after some chemical reaction
a person or firm in the business of transporting people or goods or messages
a radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a signal
a man who delivers the mail
a boy who delivers newspapers
(medicine) a person (or animal) who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others
a rack attached to a vehicle; for carrying luggage or skis or the like
(genetics) an organism that possesses a recessive gene whose effect is masked by a dominant allele; the associated trait is not apparent but can be passed on to offspring

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