Carrier

(i) an inert material serving as diluent and vehicle for active ingredients of pesticides, usually in dusts
(ii) organism harbouring a parasite without itself showing disease. The liquid or solid material added to a chemical compound to facilitate its application. (iii) an organism that bears an infectious agent internally but that shows no marked symptoms of the disease caused by that agent....

Carrier

The main frequency of a radio signal generated by a transmitter prior to application of any modulation.

Carrier

An herb or substance which is added to a formula or mixture of other herbs to aid in the distribution of the medicine to the proper location in the body or to enhance the effect of the other principle ingredients. (Syn
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Carrier

A heterozygous individual having one recessive gene and one dominant gene for a given pair of genes (alleles). For example, an animal with one gene for polledness and one gene for horns will be polled but can produce horned offspring when mated to another animal carrying the gene for horns.
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Carrier

1.The inert liquid or solid material in a pesticide product that serves as a delivery vehicle for the active ingredient. Carriers do not have toxic properties of their own. 2. Any material or system that can facilitate the movement of a pollutant into the body or cells.
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Carrier

An insurer; an underwriter of risk that finances health care. Also refers to any organization, which underwrites or administers life, health or other insurance programs. When an employer has a “self-insured� plan, the carrier (such as Aetna or Blue Cross) may not serve as carrier in this case, but may serve only as “third party adm...
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carrier

An organism that bears an infectious agent internally but shows no marked symptoms of the disease caused by that agent.
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carrier

A registered, licensed truck or rail company, which transports merchandise from one point to another. Also called a common carrier.
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carrier

[n] - 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 2. [n] - someone whose employment involves carrying something 3. [n] - a boy who delivers newspapers 4. [n] - a person who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can p...
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Carrier

the party (usually an insurance company) that pays claims and collects premiums.
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Carrier

(NETWORK GLOSSARY) A signal suitable for modulation by another signal containing information to be transmitted.
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Carrier

the tone generated by a modem, on which data is carried
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Carrier

A telephone company that provides phone lines.
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Carrier

A person who has a recessive allele of a gene for a disorder and can pass it on to their children but who does not have the disorder themselves
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Carrier

Sometimes used to refer to the liner materials of pressure sensitive labels.
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Carrier

A carrier is a person or animal that spreads an organism that causes disease, but does not become ill themselves.
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carrier

a person that carries, but does not express, a gene for a particular recessive trait
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Carrier

Car'ri·er noun [ From Carry .] 1. One who, or that which, carries or conveys; a messenger. « The air which is but . . . a carrier of the sounds. Bacon. » 2. One who is employed, or makes it his business, to carry goods for others for hire; a porter; ...
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carrier

1. <genetics, microbiology> An individual who does not display the symptoms of a disease, but harbors the pathogen which causes it, or has the gene (or genes) for it, and can transmit the disease to others either through interacting with other individuals, or by passing the disease-causing gene (or genes) to offspring. ... 2. <pharmacology...
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carrier

common carrier noun a person or firm in the business of transporting people or goods or messages
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carrier

noun a boy who delivers newspapers
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carrier

(kar´e-әr) an instrument or apparatus for carrying something. an individual who harbors the specific organisms of a disease without manifest symptoms and is capable of transmitting the infection; the condition of such an individual is referred to as the carrier state. in genetics, an in...
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Carrier

• (n.) 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. • (n.) One who, ...
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carrier

(from the article `poison`) Certain relatively large water-soluble molecules cross the cell membrane using carriers. Carriers are membrane proteins that complement the ...
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(from the article `logistics`) ...services needed to move a firm`s freight is known as traffic management. It is probably the most important element of logistics. The traffic ... In English and American law, common carriers are distinguished from other carriers. A common carrier is one who holds himself out as being ready to ... ...t...
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