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car·ou·sel

or car·rou·sel  (kăr′ə-sĕl′, -zĕl′)
n.
1. A merry-go-round, as one at an amusement park.
2. A circular conveyor on which objects are displayed or rotated: a baggage carousel in an airport.
3. A tournament in which knights or horsemen engaged in various exercises and races.

[French carrousel, tilting match, carousel, from Italian carosello, tilting match.]

carousel

(ˌkærəˈsɛl; -ˈzɛl)
n
1. (Photography) a circular magazine in which slides for a projector are held: it moves round as each slide is shown
2. a rotating conveyor belt for luggage, as at an airport
3. US and Canadian a revolving circular platform provided with wooden animals, seats, etc, on which people ride for amusement. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): merry-go-round or roundabout
4. (Historical Terms) history a tournament in which horsemen took part in races and various manoeuvres in formation
[C17: from French carrousel, from Italian carosello, of uncertain origin]

car•ou•sel

(ˌkær əˈsɛl, ˈkær əˌsɛl)

n.
2. a continuously revolving conveyor on which items are placed: a baggage carousel at an airport.
3. a revolving case that displays merchandise for sale.
[1640–50; < French < Italian carosello kind of ball game]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carousel - a conveyer belt that carries luggage to be claimed by air travelerscarousel - a conveyer belt that carries luggage to be claimed by air travelers
conveyer belt, conveyor belt, conveyor, conveyer, transporter - a moving belt that transports objects (as in a factory)
2.carousel - a large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or amusementcarousel - a large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or amusement
ride - a mechanical device that you ride for amusement or excitement
Translations
حَفْلَةٌ فُروسِيَّه
kolotoč
karrusel
hringekja
karuselė
karuselis
vrtiljak

carousel

[ˌkæruːˈsel] N
1. (US) (= merry-go-round) → tiovivo m, carrusel m
2. (Phot) → bombo m de diapositivas
3. (at airport) → cinta f de equipajes

carousel

[ˌkærəˈsɛl] n (US) (= merry-go-round) → manège m

carousel

n
Karussell nt
(for slides) → Rundmagazin nt

carousel

[ˌkærʊːˈsɛl] n (Am) (merry-go-round) → giostra; (at airport, conveyor belt) → nastro trasportatore

carousel

(kӕrəˈsel) noun
(American) a merry-go-round.
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