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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.
Elisa Kleven; A CAROUSEL TALE; Tricycle Press (Children's Picture Book) $0.00 ISBN: 9781582462394
The company also introduced the U- Scan Genesis Mini-Carousel unit, a flexible, four-bag carousel station that connects to Fujitsu's modular U-Scan Genesis self-checkout systems.
The Consolidation Carousel system consists of horizontal carousels and control software.
I never cared much for the Carousel when I was a kid, but this 9 Gun Carousel I could get used to!
DESPITE a pummelling by high winds over the weekend, an authentic Victorian carousel is wowing the crowds at the Albert Dock.
Goods go round in a "carousel" via bogus supply chains within and beyond the EU because they are repeatedly imported and exported.
The national festival is being held in partnership with Carousel, the learning disability arts charity, with support from Birmingham City Council and Screen West Midlands.
impellers are made of type 2618 aluminum--"is turned on CNC lathes, then loaded onto the carousel. The CNCs on board the machining centers interface through our PROFIBUS network to the robot controller and the carousel to maintain workpiece load/unload cycles on the machines."
A GIRL of 16 was seriously ill last night after her legs were trapped under a fairground carousel.
The show also featured several new shuttle and carousel machines.
Carousel, College Theatre, The Butts.Until Saturday.