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carousel

merry-go-round: I still remember my first carousel ride when I was a small child.; a tournament on horseback
Not to be confused with:
carousal – loud, riotous drinking party: The carousal went on all night long.

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.
References in classic literature ?
And then their rough hunters' feastings and carousels. They drank together, they sang, they laughed, they whooped; they tried to out-brag and out-lie each other in stories of their adventures and achievements.
He said there were only two carousels functioning while ther were four flights simultaneously arriving from London, Bangkok, Singapore and Japan.
Panelo suggested that carousels must be checked regularly after it was cited to be the reason of the delay.
Boosting operator throughput up to 550 lines per hour, the new SI-deWinder horizontal carousel system consists of multiple carousels integrated with software and pick-to-light technology in a workstation or pod configuration.
Williams, 79, a retired sawmill safety manager, said that the carousel would draw travelers on Interstate 5 into downtown Cottage Grove and put the town on par with other Oregon communities that feature carousels.
Vanderlande will be working in partnership with Newfield Automation --the preferred supplier to Manchester Airport Terminal 1--to update the controls of the make-up carousel Successful delivery will see a further two carousels installed before Easter.
To make the frequent dismantling and reassembly of the carousel easier, the horses were designed to be slightly smaller and lighter than those for non-traveling carousels.
The Consolidation Carousel system consists of horizontal carousels and control software.
One of the UK's oldest travelling carousels, the 1886 antique built by Thomas Walker and Sons of Tewksbury is open to the public until April 13.
ONE of the UK's oldest travelling carousels has arrived at Liverpool's Albert Dock and opens to the public today.
During the heyday of carousels, between 3,000 and 4,000 were manufactured between 1885 and 1930.