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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bear·er /ˈbærɚ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 支架 載送

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bear·er n.
 1. One who, or that which, bears, sustains, or carries. Bearers of burdens.” --2 Chron. ii. 18. “The bearer of unhappy news.”
 2. Specifically: One who assists in carrying a body to the grave; a pallbearer.
 3. A palanquin carrier; also, a house servant. [India]
 4. A tree or plant yielding fruit; as, a good bearer.
 5. Com. One who holds a check, note, draft, or other order for the payment of money; as, pay to bearer.
 6. Print. A strip of reglet or other furniture to bear off the impression from a blank page; also, a type or type-high piece of metal interspersed in blank parts to support the plate when it is shaved.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: someone whose employment involves carrying something; "the
           bonds were transmitted by carrier" [syn: carrier, toter]
      2: a messenger who bears or presents; "a bearer of good
      3: one of the mourners carrying the coffin at a funeral [syn: pallbearer]
      4: the person who is in possession of a check or note or bond
         or document of title that is endorsed to him or to whoever
         holds it; "the bond was marked `payable to bearer'" [syn: