carry over


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v carry over transfer or persist from one stage or sphere of activity to another
    • v carry over transfer from one time period to the next
    • v carry over transport from one place or state to another "Adam would have been carried over into the life eternal"
    • v carry over hold over goods to be sold for the next season
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The rhinoceros beetle can carry up to 850 times its weight on its back. This is equivalent to a person carrying over 50 mini-vans on their back
    • Carry over to induce to join the other party
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  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    “For cowards the road of desertion should be left open; they will carry over to the enemy nothing, but their fears.”
  • Norman Vincent Peale
    “Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. carier,—Low L. carricāre, to cart—L. carrus, a car.


In literature:

Song doth not carry them forth over the lands, nor into the hearts of men; therefore I have no rest and no peace.
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
A man who carries drink all over him?
"The Slave of Silence" by Fred M. White
Should he allow himself to be carried over the cataract?
"The Giraffe Hunters" by Mayne Reid
We made a small raft, put our powder-horns on it, and pulled it to and fro across the stream till all were carried over.
"Ben Comee" by M. J. (Michael Joseph) Canavan
They knew this by seeing that he carried a coil of raw-hide rope over his arm, on one end of which there was a ring and loop.
"Bruin" by Mayne Reid
It was habitual with me to carry my rifle over my shoulder, or rested across the pommel of my saddle: in either case, always in hand.
"The Wild Huntress" by Mayne Reid
It was a broad-beamed craft, of over twenty feet long, and would carry more than a ton of cockles if filled up.
"A Chapter of Adventures" by G. A. Henty
His instinctive recoil carried him over backward, from the stool to the ground.
"Heart of the Blue Ridge" by Waldron Baily
Carry the right-front corner over to this point; fold and crease.
"Construction Work for Rural and Elementary Schools" by Virginia McGaw
The Church has carried on Christ's work for over a thousand years.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea

In poetry:

"Thy pail, sweetheart, I will take and carry."--
Over the stile the stars hang yellow.--
"Just to the spring, my sweetheart Harry."--
And love is a heartless fellow.
"At The Stile" by Madison Julius Cawein
Such voices over the wet sand and fields
as carry far inland, restless as a wheel
one long uneasy seaborne howl, the concourse
of voices worn by space to a wordless cry
"Pick Upon Pick . . ." by Alexander Comfort
We rose up in the night,
The morning star was shining;
We carried the child in its slumber light
Out by the myrtles twining: Orion over the sea hung bright,
And glorious in declining.
"A Cottage In A Chine" by Jean Ingelow
Two Chinamen, behind them a third,
Are carved in lapis lazuli,
Over them flies a long-legged bird,
A symbol of longevity;
The third, doubtless a serving-man,
Carries a musical instrument.
"Lapis Lazuli" by William Butler Yeats
She's the one I carried my bones to
and built a house that was just a cot
and built a life that was over an hour
and built a castle where no one lives
and built, in the end, a song
to go with the ceremony.
"The Interrogation Of The Man Of Many Hearts" by Anne Sexton
Yet can these not get over to my soul,
Leaping the wall that parts
Our souls and fleshly hearts;
But as th' outworks, they may controll
My rebel-flesh, and carrying thy name,
Affright both sinne and shame.
"The Holy Communion" by George Herbert

In news:

Jana Kramer went fishing with Brantley Gilbert over the weekend and then caught the flu she was carried by Brantley off the stage Saturday night.
Ennis rushed for two touchdowns and 178 yards on 27 carries in Wednesday's snow-covered 20-14 win over Hammonton.
0 Irish RB Cierre Wood carries the ball during Saturday's victory over Wake Forest.
Alex Green had rushed 75 times over the previous four games before the Detroit game, when he didn't have a single carry.
President Obama's successful reelection campaign said Tuesday that the Chicago-based operation will carry on in some form to advocate the president's second-term agenda, and may even engage in the debate over how to avoid the so-called.
While Mitt Romney enjoys a comfortable lead over Barack Obama for president, his populraity carries over for neither John Raese's US Senate bid nor Bill Maloney's run for governor, the West Virginia Poll finds.
Hammar was arrested this summer after carrying an antique shotgun over the border.
In fact, the winners of the 13th annual North American Wife Carrying Championship, which took place over the weekend in Maine's Sunday River ski area, came all the way from Finland .
A threat to score every time he touched the ball, Johnson averaged over 12 yards per carry on his way to 1525 rushing yards with 27 touchdowns for the 8-Man quarterfinalists.
The Seminoles may be the class of the ACC on the football field, but that standing doesn't carry over in the newly unveiled "Academic BCS" rankings.
0Seven illegal immigrants, carrying over 500 pounds of marijuana, were detained west of Falfurrias Thursday afternoon.
The early frontrunner to take over the Brooklyn Democratic Party wants to carry the reform torch despite decades under the machine umbrella.
Scaggs flashed a furious finishing kick, running for touchdowns on three of his last four carries to fuel Bremond to a 49-28 win over Hubbard in the Class 1A Division II area playoffs Friday night at Waco ISD Stadium.
Junior running back had 42 carries for 262 yards and five touchdowns in a 64-63 win over Bristow.
Izzi Greenberg , right, executive director of the North End Action Team in Middletown, goes over the ballot with Carrie Chasse before she goes into McDonough School to vote.

In science:

The concept of ‘value’ does not carry over, but the concept of ‘position’ does.
Combinatorics of geometrically distributed random variables: Value and position of large left-to-right maxima
However, all the classical formulae will hold on the level of representatives, i.e., all the symmetry properties of the respective classical tensor fields carry over to our setting.
Nonlinear distributional geometry and general relativity
All classical concepts literally carry over to the new framework and one may treat e.g., the Ricci tensor, geodesics, geodesic deviation, etc. within this nonlinear distributional geometry.
Generalized pseudo-Riemannian geometry
Nevertheless, the main idea of the proof carries over to here.
Relative Zeta Functions, Determinants, Torsion, Index Theorems and Invariants for Open Manifolds
The cyclic symmetry is further carried over to the solutions (p, q).
Algebraic approach to time-delay data analysis for LISA