carousel

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noun car·ou·sel \ˌker-ə-ˈsel, ˌka-rə- also -ˈzel; ˈker-ə-ˌ, ˈka-rə-\
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Definition of carousel

  1. 1 :  a tournament or exhibition in which horsemen execute evolutions

  2. 2a :  merry-go-roundb :  a circular conveyor the luggage carousel at the airportc :  a revolving case or tray used for storage or display

Examples of carousel in a sentence

  1. He loves to ride on the carousel at the park.

  2. the luggage carousel at the airport

  3. a CD player with a six-disk carousel

Origin and Etymology of carousel

French carrousel, from Italian carosello


First Known Use: 1650

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CAROUSEL Defined for English Language Learners

carousel

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noun car·ou·sel \ˌker-ə-ˈsel, ˌka-rə- also -ˈzel; ˈker-ə-ˌ, ˈka-rə-\

Definition of carousel for English Language Learners

  • : a machine or device with a moving belt or part that carries things around in a circle


CAROUSEL Defined for Kids

carousel

noun car·ou·sel \ˌker-ə-ˈsel\

Definition of carousel for Students



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