over-carry


over-carry
over-carry - Airlifted mail carried beyond the point of scheduled dispatch.

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • carry — ► VERB (carries, carried) 1) move or transport from one place to another. 2) have on one s person wherever one goes. 3) support the weight of. 4) assume or accept (responsibility or blame). 5) have as a feature or consequence: the bike carries a… …   English terms dictionary

  • carry-over — ˈcarry ˌover noun [singular] 1. ACCOUNTING an amount of money earned in a particular year that is still available to be spent the following year: carry over from/​to • The £20 million included a £7 million carry over from last year s budget. 2.… …   Financial and business terms

  • carry — car|ry1 W1S1 [ˈkæri] v past tense and past participle carried present participle carrying third person singular carries ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(lift and take)¦ 2¦(vehicle/ship/plane)¦ 3¦(pipe/wire etc)¦ 4¦(move something)¦ 5¦(have with you)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • carry */*/*/ — UK [ˈkærɪ] / US [ˈkerɪ] verb Word forms carry : present tense I/you/we/they carry he/she/it carries present participle carrying past tense carried past participle carried 1) [transitive] to hold someone or something using your hands, arms, or… …   English dictionary

  • Carry Me Back to Old Virginny — Infobox Song Name = Carry Me Back to Old Virginny Border = Caption = Type = Artist = alt Artist = Album = Published = Released = track no = Recorded = Genre = Language = Length = Writer = Composer = Label = Producer = Tracks = prev = prev no =… …   Wikipedia

  • carry on — Synonyms and related words: abide, act up, antic, assault, attack, barbarize, batter, be enthusiastic, be livid, be patient, be pissed, be responsible for, bear with composure, behave ill, bide, bluster, boil, browned off, brutalize, bubble over …   Moby Thesaurus

  • carry-over — noun (singular) 1 something that affects an existing situation but is the result of a past one (+ from): Grandma is still frugal, a carry over from the war years. 2 an amount of money that has not been used and is available to use later (+ of): a …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • carry — [[t]kæ̱ri[/t]] ♦ carries, carrying, carried 1) VERB If you carry something, you take it with you, holding it so that it does not touch the ground. [V n] He was carrying a briefcase... [V n prep/adv] He carried the plate through to the dining room …   English dictionary

  • carry — Synonyms and related words: accept, accomplish, acquit, act, act up, adopt, affiliate, afford support, air express, airfreight, airlift, announce, approve, asportation, attend, back, back up, balance, balance the books, be gravid, be in, be… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • carry — [kar′ē] vt. carried, carrying [ME carien < Anglo Fr carier < NormFr carre, CAR1] 1. to hold or support while moving [to carry a package] 2. to take from one place to another; transport, as in a vehicle [to carry the mail] 3. to hold …   English World dictionary


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