Engelsk ordbok



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Engelsk substantiv: carrier

1. carrier (om person) someone whose employment involves carrying something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe bonds were transmitted by carrier.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)bearer, toter


Mindre spesifikke uttrykktraveler, traveller

2. carrier (om gjenstand) a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to carry something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRefrigerated carriers have revolutionized the grocery business.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkself-propelled vehicle

3. carrier (om gjenstand) a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)aircraft carrier, attack aircraft carrier, flattop


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcombat ship, war vessel, warship


Omfatter disse spesifikke uttrykkarrester, arrester hook, flight deck, landing deck

4. carrier (om masse eller substans) 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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkchemical, chemical substance

5. carrier (om gruppe) a person or firm in the business of transporting people or goods or messages


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)common carrier


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbusiness, business concern, business organisation, business organization, concern


Mere spesifikke uttrykkline

6. carrier (om fenomen) a radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a signal


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)carrier wave


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkradio emission, radio radiation, radio wave

7. carrier (om person) a man who delivers the mail


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)letter carrier, mail carrier, mailman, postman


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdeliverer, delivery boy, deliveryman

8. carrier (om person) a boy who delivers newspapers


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)newsboy


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdeliverer, delivery boy, deliveryman

9. carrier (om person) (medicine) a person (or animal) who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)immune carrier


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkimmune, transmitter, vector


Eksempler på mere spesifikke uttrykkMallon, Mary Mallon, Typhoid Mary


Overordnet kategorimedical specialty, medicine

10. carrier (om gjenstand) a rack attached to a vehicle; for carrying luggage or skis or the like


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkrack


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbomb rack, luggage carrier, luggage rack, roof rack, ski rack

11. carrier (om dyr) (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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbeing, organism


Overordnet kategorigenetic science, genetics









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