(in U.S. income-tax law) a special provision allowing part of a net loss or of an unused credit in a given year to be apportioned over one or two subsequent years, chiefly in order to ease the tax burden.
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 […]
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.).