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Haulier vs. Carrier

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Hauliernoun

A person or company engaged in the haulage of goods.

Carriernoun

A person or object that carries someone or something else.

‘aircraft carrier’; ‘armored personnel carrier’;

Hauliernoun

(mining) A miner who hauls coal from the coalface to the bottom of the shaft.

Carriernoun

A carrier pigeon, a newspaperese term (misnomer) for a homing pigeon, racing pigeon, racing homer, homer.

Hauliernoun

a haulage contractor.

Carriernoun

An Old English carrier pigeon or Old English carrier (the "King of the Doos").

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Hauliernoun

a haulage contractor

Carriernoun

A person or company in the business of shipping freight.

Carriernoun

A signal such as radio, sound, or light that is modulated to transmit information.

Carriernoun

A mobile network operator; wireless carrier.

Carriernoun

A certified airline.

Carriernoun

(engineering) That which drives or carries.

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Carriernoun

A piece which communicates to an object in a lathe the motion of the faceplate; a lathe dog.

Carriernoun

A spool holder or bobbin holder in a braiding machine.

Carriernoun

A movable piece in magazine guns which transfers the cartridge to a position from which it can be thrust into the barrel.

Carriernoun

(chemistry) A catalyst or other intermediary in a chemical reaction.

Carriernoun

A person or organism that has inherited a genetic trait, mutation or infectious disease, but displays no symptoms.

Carriernoun

charge carrier

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Carriernoun

One who, or that which, carries or conveys; a messenger.

‘The air which is but . . . a carrier of the sounds.’;

Carriernoun

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.’;

Carriernoun

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.

Carriernoun

someone whose employment involves carrying something;

‘the bonds were transmitted by carrier’;

Carriernoun

a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to carry something;

‘refrigerated carriers have revolutionized the grocery business’;

Carriernoun

a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for take-offs and landings

Carriernoun

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

Carriernoun

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

Carriernoun

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

Carriernoun

a man who delivers the mail

Carriernoun

a boy who delivers newspapers

Carriernoun

a person who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others

Carriernoun

a rack attached to a vehicle; for carrying luggage or skis or the like

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