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Synonyms for carrier

a person who carries messages or is sent on errands

Synonyms for carrier

someone whose employment involves carrying something


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a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to carry something

a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings

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

a person or firm in the business of transporting people or goods or messages

a radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a signal

a man who delivers the mail

a boy who delivers newspapers

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

a rack attached to a vehicle

(genetics) an organism that possesses a recessive gene whose effect is masked by a dominant allele

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So far little is known about the epidemiological significance of these active carriers of infection in draught horses in endemic areas.
It is approximated that annually one million people lose their life due to consequences related to HBV such like cirrhosis and cancers of liver.6 Worse, 75% of these cases are from the Asian continent where an estimated 8% are suspected to be active carriers of this virulent virus.
With this prepaid or credit card, active carriers and their drivers can save on fuel, maintenance and tires, as well as leverage Comdata's expertise to provide the compliance services fleets need to meet IFTA and state permit requirements.
Panfilo Lacson described the presence of one of the US Navy's longest-serving active carriers in the contested South China Sea, control of which is at the heart of a maritime dispute between the Philippines and China.
--Sister Joan Chittister at a gathering of Benedictine oblates this fall, urging them to be active carriers of the Benedictine tradition (Global Sisters Report)
Within a year, has grown from one carrier in a single country to three active carriers and several more on the way across eight countries.