American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Variant of carousel.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See carousal, 1.
- n. A merry-go-round (which see). Also written carousal, carousel.
- n. a ride in a carnival or circus, or park, that usually has seats fashioned like horses or other animals
- n. a means of retrieving luggage at an airport or other travel area
- n. a large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or amusement
- n. a conveyer belt that carries luggage to be claimed by air travelers
- From French carrousel. (Wiktionary)
“They could hear the music of the "carrousel," as a merry-go-round is sometimes called.”
“But a ghostly kind of carrousel, because the rings aren't solid and you can look right through them.”
“Already quaint and seedy: the draperied ladies on the frieze of the carrousel are his father’s father’s mooncheeked dreams; if he thinks of it more he will vomit his apple-on-a-stick.”
“Then I hear the ice-cream truck come down the street, playing its carrousel music.”
“Prosecutors allege that the mob used the carrousel of transactions to launder vast sums of money while the broadband providers reaped millions in value-added tax credits.”
“Yesterday Antwerp introduced a...help me out here, mill? carrousel? that they had ordered from...the creators of The Elephant of Nantes.”
“Then on to the baggage claim carrousel which was missing several panels, allowing one to see the garbage and waste piled up under the moving belt, along with a few suitcases that had managed to fall through the openings.”
“I still thinking, what can be the solution for the horizontal carrousel ?”
“As we were entering the restaurant I noticed they had a small Ferris wheel and an equally small carrousel at the end of the block but thought nothing of it.”
“Jade Moore, 4, of Groves trick rides a carrousel horse during the Nederland Heritage Festival on Saturday.”
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