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  1. car·ry
  2. verb


    • 1. an act of lifting and transporting something from one place to another:

      we did a carry of equipment from the camp
    • 2. an act of running with the ball from scrimmage.

    • 3. the action of keeping something, especially a gun, on one's person:

      this pistol is the right choice for on-duty or off-duty carry
    • 4. a place or route between navigable waters over which boats or supplies had to be carried.

    • 5. the transfer of a figure into an adjacent column (or the equivalent part of a computer memory) during an arithmetical operation.

    • 6. the range of a gun or similar weapon.

    • 7. (in golf) the distance a ball travels before reaching the ground.

    • 8. (in golf) the distance a ball must travel to reach a certain destination.

    • 9. the maintenance of an investment position in a securities market, especially with regard to the costs or profits accruing:

      if other short-term interest rates are higher than the current yield, the bond is said to involve a negative carry
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: carry, plural noun: carries

    • v.: verb: carry, 3rd person present: carries, gerund or present participle: carrying, past tense: carried, past participle: carried

    • noun

      an organism or cell, or group of organisms or cells, produced asexually from one ancestor or stock, to which they are genetically identical.

      a person or thing regarded as identical to another:

    • verb

      propagate (an organism or cell) as a clone:

      make an identical copy of.

    • noun

      a softer, usually edible part of a nut, seed, or fruit stone contained within its hard shell.

      the seed and hard husk of a cereal, especially wheat.

    • noun

      a hollow wooden statue of a horse in which the Greeks concealed themselves in order to enter Troy.

      a person or thing intended secretly to undermine or bring about the downfall of an enemy or opponent:

    • noun

      a security system in which a user must recognize pictures of human faces in order to gain access to a computer or computer network.

      a digital photograph of a human face that is used for identification in a Passface system.

    • noun

      used in reference to a good or moral person, especially the hero in a movie, novel, or play:

      a person who hacks into a computer network in order to test or evaluate its security systems:

    • abbreviation

      Securities Investor Protection Corporation.

      Simply Interactive Personal Computer.

    • noun

      a vulnerability, especially one associated with computer security:
    • noun

      a person who hacks into a computer network in order to test or evaluate its security, rather than with malicious or criminal intent:
    • adjective

      (of a computer) having no direct connection to the Internet or to any other computer that is connected to the Internet, for security reasons:
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