Carver


Carver

Carver can refer to any of the following:__NOTOC__

People

*Bob Carver, American physicist and audio equipment designer
*George Washington Carver (1864-1943), American botanist and inventor
*Jeffrey Carver (b. 1949), American science fiction author
*Jesse Carver (b. 1911), English football player and club manager
*John Carver (c. 1576-1621), first governor of Plymouth Colony (Massachusetts).
*John Carver (footballer) English football coach
*Jonathan Carver (1710-1780), American explorer
*Lisa Crystal Carver, writer and transgressive artist
*Michael Carver, Baron Carver (1915-2001), British soldier and Chief of the General Staff
*Raymond Carver (1938-1988), American short story writer and poet
*Robert Carver, Scottish composer
*Robert Carver (c.1730-1791), Irish painter
*Robert Carver (b. 1974), British sailing world champion
*Caroline Carver, thriller writer, award winner and adventurer.
*Carver Mead (b. 1934), Professor / U.S. computer scientist

Fictional characters

*Elliot Carver, villain in the James Bond film "Tomorrow Never Dies"
*Paris Carver, wife to the villain in the James Bond film "Tomorrow Never Dies"
*Rosie Carver, character in the James Bond film "Live and Let Die"
*Holden Carver, character in the comic book series "Sleeper"
*Rex Carver, British private eye in books by Victor Canning
*The Carver, mysterious serial rapist/killer/attacker from the hit series "Nip/Tuck"
*Jim Carver, Police officer in long running British police drama "The Bill"
*Zeus Carver, black activist and John McClane's partner in the third "Die Hard" film "Die Hard with a Vengeance"
*Jack Carver, protagonist in the first-person shooter game "Far Cry"
*Ellis Carver, police officer in HBO drama, "The Wire"
*Sam Shepherd, African poet in Oowakeho, "The African"

Places in the United States

*Carver, Massachusetts
*Carver, Minnesota

Other meanings

*For the automobile, see Carver (automobile)
*For the lunar crater, see Carver (crater)
*For the stereo component manufacterer see Bob Carver
*Carving knife
* In the orchestral world, another name for the conductor.

ee also

*Carving


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Synonyms:
(in wood or ivory)


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  • Carver — bezeichnet: Carver (Fahrzeug), ein Fahrzeug des niederländischen Herstellers Vandenbrink einen Skifahrer, der Carving betreibt eine Kurzform für Carving Ski einen Künstler, der Sandskulpturen formt Carver (Film), ein US amerikanischer Horrorfilm… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • CARVER (R.) — CARVER RAYMOND (1938 1988) Fils d’ouvrier, Raymond Carver né le 26 mai 1938 dans l’Oregon se marie jeune. Ses enfants naissent tôt: il connaît la gêne la plus grande, soumis aux exigences d’études supérieures à mener et d’emplois alimentaires à… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Carver — Carver, carver These are two words meaning types of chair. A Carver (with capital C) is in AmE a chair with arms, a rush seat, and a back having horizontal and vertical spindles. It is named after J. Carver, the 17c governor of Plymouth Colony. A …   Modern English usage

  • carver — Carver, carver These are two words meaning types of chair. A Carver (with capital C) is in AmE a chair with arms, a rush seat, and a back having horizontal and vertical spindles. It is named after J. Carver, the 17c governor of Plymouth Colony. A …   Modern English usage

  • Carver — Carv er, n. 1. One who carves; one who shapes or fashions by carving, or as by carving; esp. one who carves decorative forms, architectural adornments, etc. The carver s chisel. Dodsley. [1913 Webster] The carver of his fortunes. Sharp… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carver — Carver, MN U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 1266 Housing Units (2000): 467 Land area (2000): 3.852473 sq. miles (9.977860 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.173411 sq. miles (0.449132 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.025884 sq. miles (10.426992 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Carver, MN — U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 1266 Housing Units (2000): 467 Land area (2000): 3.852473 sq. miles (9.977860 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.173411 sq. miles (0.449132 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.025884 sq. miles (10.426992 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • carver — late 13c. as a surname, lit. one who carves (in some sense); see CARVE (Cf. carve). In a set of dining chairs, the one with the arms, usually at the head of the table, is the carver (1927), reserved for the one who carves …   Etymology dictionary

  • Carver — Carver, John, geb. 1732 in Stittwater in Neu England, trat 1750 als Fähndrich in das Regiment von Connecticut, wurde 1757 Hauptmann u. machte den ganzen Krieg der Engländer gegen die Franzosen in Canada mit; 1763, nach dem Frieden, nahm er seinen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Carver — (spr. kārwer), Jonathan, Reisender, geb. 1732 in Stillwater (New York), gest. 31. Jan. 1780 in London, nahm bis 1763 an den Feldzügen der Engländer teil, die das Schicksal Kanadas entschieden, bereiste 1766–68 das Innere Nordamerikas bis zu den… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon