intended for or available to customers who bring in appliances to the seller or a repair store for repair or servicing:
carry-in service; a carry-in store for personal computers.
North Central U.S. of, relating to, or for a social gathering at which guests are to bring their own food:
A carry-in dinner will precede the lecture.
an appliance or machine, as a television set or a personal computer, portable enough to be taken to a store for repair.
Also called carry-in dinner, carry-in supper. North Central U.S. a carry-in meal; potluck dinner.
of or relating to a type of after-sales service in which the customer must take the product to the service provider for repair: carry-in warranty
a searchlight used to illuminate a target while it is tracked and fired upon.
of a size and shape suitable for being carried onto and stowed in the passenger compartment of an airplane: carry-on luggage. a piece of carry-on luggage. Contemporary Examples Moreover, I accomplished my goal of only packing a carry-on. Who Says the Book Business Is Dead? Peter Osnos January 12, 2009 You just travel light with […]
takeout (defs 2, 3). adj. 1935, from the verbal phrase, from carry (v.) + out (adv.).
that which is carried over, postponed, or extended to a later time, account, etc. Bookkeeping. the total of one page of an account carried forward to the next. carryforward (def 2). Historical Examples He might have headed a revolutionary government elsewhere in China but not a carry-over administration in Peking. Government in Republican China Paul […]