Meaning of “carousel” in the English Dictionary

"carousel" in British English

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carouselnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkær.əˈsel/ us /ˌker.əˈsel/

carousel noun [ C ] (AMUSEMENT)

mainly US UK usually merry-go-round a large machine at a fair that turnsround and has wooden or plastic animals or vehicles on which children ride

carousel noun [ C ] (AIRPORT)

a continuous moving strip on which passengers' bags are put for collection in an airport

Carouselnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkær.əˈsel/ us /ˌker.əˈsel/ 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 continuous moving strip at an airport, from which passengers pick up their bags at the end of a trip

(Definition of “carousel” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)