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

 car·ri·er /ˈkæriɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 car·ri·er /ˈkærɪɚ/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 滑動裝置; 載波 CARR

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 邊( 頻 )帶抑制載波

From: Network Terminology

 載波 載子 載體

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Car·ri·er n.
 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; a teamster.
    The roads are crowded with carriers, laden with rich manufactures.   --Swift.
 3. Mach. 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.
 Carrier pigeon Zool., a variety of the domestic pigeon used to convey letters from a distant point to to its home.
 Carrier shell Zool., a univalve shell of the genus Phorus; -- so called because it fastens bits of stones and broken shells to its own shell, to such an extent as almost to conceal it.
 Common carrier Law. See under Common, a.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: someone whose employment involves carrying something; "the
           bonds were transmitted by carrier" [syn: bearer, toter]
      2: a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to
         carry something; "refrigerated carriers have
         revolutionized the grocery business"
      3: a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck
         for take-offs and landings [syn: aircraft carrier, flattop,
          attack aircraft carrier]
      4: 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
      5: a person or firm in the business of transporting people or
         goods or messages [syn: common carrier]
      6: a radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a
         signal [syn: carrier wave]
      7: a man who delivers the mail [syn: mailman, postman, mail
         carrier, letter carrier]
      8: a boy who delivers newspapers [syn: newsboy]
      9: a person who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who
         can pass it on to others [syn: immune carrier]
      10: a rack attached to a vehicle; for carrying luggage or skis
          or the like