carrier

  1. someone whose employment involves carrying something
  2. a vehicle designed to carry something
  3. 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
  4. a person or firm in the business of transporting people or goods or messages
  5. a radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a signa......

    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

    An individual that is heterozygous, having one dominant and one recessive allele at a given locus. 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

    • (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 `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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    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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    carrier

    (from the article `typhoid fever`) Most major epidemics of typhoid fever have been caused by the pollution of public water supplies. Food and milk may be contaminated, however, by a ... [7 related articles]
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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) Carrier is the person or business entity involved in providing services of transporting goods or peoples by providing transport vehicles on hire or by plying them in a definite manner as career vehicle for use of public.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21213

    Carrier

    (NETWORK GLOSSARY) A signal suitable for modulation by another signal containing information to be transmitted.
    Found on http://www.instrument-net.co.uk/newworkglossary.html

    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...
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

    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.
    Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20094

    carrier

    noun a boy who delivers newspapers
    Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

    carrier

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

    [chemistry] I took this picture in 2006. ...
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    Carrier

    [game] Carrier is a solitaire game from Victory Games depicting the fighting in the Solomon Islands during World War II between Allied and Japanese forces. The game was designed by Jon Southard and uses a solitaire system similar to his earlier game Tokyo Express. The player is in command of the Allied Task Force, mostly American, but occas...
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    Carrier

    [video game] A cancelled sequel for the PlayStation 2 titled Carrier: The Next Mutation was once planned for release. ==Gameplay== Despite the basic attributes of the game`s controls, there were additional features to the play that made Carrier unique. Once the player aims at an enemy, a circle of tiny blue triangles indicate vital areas on...
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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

    A carrier is a person or animal that spreads an organism that causes disease, but does not become ill themselves.
    Found on http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Pages/hub.xhtml

    carrier

    A carrier is someone who has one working allele and one non-working allele of a particular gene. Carriers are usually healthy and show no signs of the disorder they are `carrying.” Carriers are at risk for having children with a genetic disorder if their partner is a carrier of the same disorder. The term carrier may also refer to someone who has...
    Found on http://www.childrenshospital.org/centers-and-services/division-of-genetics/

    Carrier

    A cat (organism) whose genotype includes a recessive allele that causes disease, but who does not have the disease themselves.
    Found on http://www.cat-world.com.au/glossary

    Carrier

    A cat carrier may be used to safely contain and transport a cat. Strong cardboard and plastic cat carriers are available but if the carrier is to be used frequently a stronger plastic or wire carrier can be purchased from a pet shop or vet's surgery.
    Found on http://www.cats.org.uk/cat-glossary/

    Carrier

    A cat carrying a genetic defect or disease.
    Found on http://www.pandecats.com/x/glossary.shtml

    Carrier

    A cat who is heterozygous for a particular recessive gene.
    Found on http://www.cat-world.com.au/glossary

    Carrier

    A company that provides telecommunications circuits. Carriers include both local telephone companies and long distance providers.
    Found on http://www.confero.co.uk/glossary.htm
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