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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