Carrying Car"ry*ing, n. The act or business of transporting from one place to another. [1913 Webster]

{Carrying place}, a carry; a portage.

{Carrying trade}, the business of transporting goods, etc., from one place or country to another by water or land; freighting. [1913 Webster]

We are rivals with them in . . . the carrying trade. --Jay. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • carrying — carrying; non·carrying; …   English syllables

  • carrying — index carriage Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Carrying — Carry Car ry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Carried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Carrying}.] [OF. carier, charier, F. carrier, to cart, from OF. car, char, F. car, car. See {Car}.] 1. To convey or transport in any manner from one place to another; to bear; often… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carrying — car·ry·ing || kærɪɪŋ n. bearing, taking, conveying, bringing, holding car·ry || kærɪ n. range of a gun or projectile; portage; act of carrying v. bear; transport; hold and transport a person or an object; convey information; continue;… …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • carrying — adj. Carrying is used with these nouns: ↑capacity, ↑case, ↑handle, ↑strap …   Collocations dictionary

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  • carrying —   Hapaina, lawena, ka ika ina.    ♦ Carrying pole, māmaka, auamo …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • carrying — (carries) Describes the borrowing or lending activity on the LME. Another term for an intramarket spread. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary See also borrowing, lending. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary …   Financial and business terms

  • carrying — adj 1. in possession of illicit drugs or fire arms. An international English usage. 2. British solvent, flush , having plenty of cash on one s person. A London working class term …   Contemporary slang

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