Noun Definition

carrier

1.Definition: (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

Category: Animals

2.Definition: (medicine) a person (or animal) who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others

Related Noun(s):immune carrier

Category: People

3.Definition: a boy who delivers newspapers

Related Noun(s):newsboy

Category: People

4.Definition: a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings

Related Noun(s):flattop

Category: Objects

5.Definition: a man who delivers the mail

Related Noun(s):mail carrier, postman, mailman, letter carrier

Category: People

6.Definition: a person or firm in the business of transporting people or goods or messages

Category: General

7.Definition: a rack attached to a vehicle; for carrying luggage or skis or the like

Category: Objects

8.Definition: a radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a signal

Category: General

9.Definition: a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to carry something

"Refrigerated carriers have revolutionized the grocery business"

Category: Objects

10.Definition: 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

Category: General

11.Definition: someone whose employment involves carrying something

"The bonds were transmitted by carrier"

Related Noun(s):toter, bearer

Category: People