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Meaning of “carousel” in the English Dictionary

"carousel" in British English

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carouselnoun [C]

uk   /ˌkær.ʊˈsel/  us   /ˌker.ə-/
  • carousel noun [C] (AMUSEMENT)

mainly US (UK usually merry-go-round) a ​largemachine at a ​fair that turnsround and has ​wooden or ​plasticanimals or ​vehicles on which ​childrenride
  • carousel noun [C] (AIRPORT)

a ​continuousmovingstrip on which ​passengers' ​bags are put for ​collection in an ​airport

Carouselnoun [C]

uk   /ˌkær.ʊˈsel/  us   /ˌker.ə-/ trademark
(Definition of carousel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"carousel" in American English

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carouselnoun [C]

 us   /ˌkær·əˈsel/
  • carousel noun [C] (AMUSEMENT)

  • carousel noun [C] (MOVING STRIP)

a ​continuousmovingstrip at an ​airport, from which ​passengerspick up ​theirbags at the end of a ​trip
(Definition of carousel from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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