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 […]
a license to carry a handgun on one’s person.