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carotidal | carotin | carotte | carousal | carouse | carousel | carouser | carousing | carousingly | carp | carp-like

carousel

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Noun
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car=ou=sel

CIDE DICTIONARY

carouseln. 
  •  a continuous belt oriented horizontally or near-horizontally around a central structure, driven in a circular motion by some mechanism, which carries luggage delivered from the luggage hold of an airplane to air travelers; -- used at airports.  [WordNet 1.5]
  •  same as merry-go-round.  [WordNet 1.5]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

carousel, n. (US carrousel)
1 US a merry-go-round or roundabout.
2 a rotating delivery or conveyor system, esp. for passengers' luggage at an airport.
3 hist. a kind of equestrian tournament.

Etymology
F carrousel f. It. carosello

THESAURUS

carousel

Ferris wheel, Highland games, Olympiad, Olympic games, chute-the-chutes, chutes, disk, field day, flying horses, games, gymkhana, meet, merry-go-round, rally, regatta, roller, roller coaster, rolling stone, rotator, rotor, roundabout, rundle, seesaw, swing, teeter-totter, the Olympics, top, tournament, tourney, track meet, wheel, whip, whirlabout, whirler, whirligig

ROGET THESAURUS

carousel

Rotation

N rotation, revolution, spinning, gyration, turning about an axis, turning aound an axis, circulation, roll, circumrotation, circumvolution, circumgyration, volutation, circination, turbination, pirouette, convolution, verticity, whir, whirl, eddy, vortex, whirlpool, gurge, countercurrent, Maelstrom, Charybdis, Ixion, cyclone, tornado, whirlwind, dust devil, spin-out, axis, axis of rotation, swivel, pivot, pivot point, axle, spindle, pin, hinge, pole, arbor, bobbin, mandrel, axle shaft, gymbal, hub, hub of rotation, helix, helical motion, angular momentum, angular velocity, revolutions per minute, RPM, centrifugal force, surge, vertigo, dizzy round, coriolus force, carousel, merry-go-round, Ferris wheel, top, dreidel, teetotum, gyroscope, turntable, lazy suzan, screw, whirligig, rollingstone, water wheel, windmill, wheel, pulley wheel, roulette wheel, potter's wheel, pinwheel, gear, roller, flywheel, jack, caster, centrifuge, ultracentrifuge, bench centrifuge, refrigerated centrifuge, gas centrifuge, microfuge, drill, augur, oil rig, wagon wheel, wheel, tire, tyre, trochilics, whirling dervish, rotating, rotary, rotary, circumrotatory, trochilic, vertiginous, gyratory, vortical, vorticose, head over heels, round and round, like a horse in a mill.


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