American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Something transferred or extended from an earlier time or another place: a showing of new fashions as well as carryovers from last spring; a carryover of good will from the previous meeting.
- n. Accounting A sum transferred to a new column, page, or book relating to the same account.
“I think it was still a lot of carryover from the game but I think they're excited about the future and excited about the team.”
“In fact one of the early comments out of the White House was that the "no fly" screening process was a carryover from the Bush administration.”
“In general the books represent a carryover from the hieroglyphic codices in which the Maya recorded historical events and matters of religion, art, astronomy and the like.”
“Both managers said beforehand that they didn't anticipate any carryover from the melee that ensued after Shields hit Coco Crisp in the leg with a pitch during the second inning of a 7-1 Tampa Bay loss.”
“These composed salads are a carryover from the upper class European-influenced households in Mexico both before and during the Porfiriato, when they were considered de rigeur for women.”
“I just felt sluggish, but maybe that was a carryover from the tough game last night.”
“Perhaps it’s a carryover from the Inquisition when people were burned alive at the stake by the church for daring to question the church.”
“But when heirs sell those assets, they have to use the original price paid for the assets known as "carryover basis" to compute the capital gains taxes owed.”
“The county, with $59.2 million in unspent funds known as carryover, also elected to use about $10 million to continue overhauling a computer system that tracks budgeting, purchasing, pay and personnel in its agencies.”
“Similarly, the supervisors also agreed to commit approximately $674,000 to hire seven full-time county planners, thereby freeing up staffers whose time has been taken up with the massive redevelopment of Tysons Corner -- but not before gently lecturing County Executive Anthony H. Griffin about their reluctance to use so-called carryover funds to hire new people.”
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