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1North American A merry-go-round at a fair.
- ‘Paris, to them, turns out to be all parks, games, balloons, and carousels.’
- ‘Children will be able to enjoy a bouncy castle and a carousel.’
- ‘Along with his staff of woodworkers, metalworkers, mechanics, and painters, he restores antique carousels, including the San Francisco Zoo's 1921 Dentzel.’
- ‘Nick soon becomes a multi-millionaire, purchasing everything from his own golf course to a carousel.’
- ‘The show takes you back to childhood: the excitement of the fairground carousel, the tantalising mysteries of the circus tent.’
- ‘The carousel was just a few feet from the wide front door of the store, which people traveling through the mall passed by all day long.’
- ‘I worked the carousel and the bumper cars and the Tilt-A-Whirl.’
- ‘Clyde's voice cut through the din of shouts and laughter coming from the carousel and Ferris wheel.’
- ‘The original carousel opened in 1871 and was powered by a blind mule and a horse which walked a treadmill in an underground pit.’
- ‘The largest piece of art was a working carousel that blew bubbles and was festooned with fake animals, flowers and ribbons - literally a maypole come to life.’
- ‘Of all of the carousels I've seen, the one in Missoula, Montana, impressed me the most.’
- ‘Today there are only 26 Denzel carousels left, of which 14 are still in operation.’
- ‘The entrance area features an authentic 1950s diner still in operation and an antique carousel.’
- ‘When the Gardens opened in 1843, visitors had a choice of two amusements - a horse-drawn carousel and a roller coaster.’
- ‘Swing boats, carousels, inflatable sumo wrestlers and rodeo-style bucking broncos are among a host of rides booked.’
- ‘A cement disk sat where a carousel had been yanked out.’
- ‘You've got elephants, giraffes, carousels and merry go-rounds.’
- ‘The Kit Carson County carousel is just one of five historic wood carousels left in Colorado.’
- ‘The opening, where the stage is apparently bare and then transforms into the carousel and fairground, is a magical effect and was, itself, well worth the price of admission.’
- ‘In 1916 Elitch's was sold, and amusement rides including the carousel, a Tilt-a-Wheel, and roller coaster were added.’
2A conveyor system at an airport from which arriving passengers collect their luggage.‘they were waiting for their luggage to appear on the carousel at Heathrow airport’
- ‘I'm the guy whose bag hits the luggage carousel last.’
- ‘Mez pointed to the luggage carousel on the other side of the room.’
- ‘After they landed at 8.48 am, a small number of bags arrived on the carousel but the vast majority of the passengers had to wait for up to two hours for their cases.’
- ‘I watched the carousel at Lisbon Airport go round and round but my kit never appeared.’
- ‘When you are on a story, you need to hit the ground running, and don't have time to wait around at those infuriating baggage carousels at airports.’
- ‘She pondered her plan while she stood at the luggage carousel and stared blankly at the conveyor.’
- ‘The same material comes round again and again like unclaimed baggage on an airport carousel.’
- ‘She turned and started walking to where the luggage carousel was.’
- ‘There are no airport taxes, hidden surcharges or stress locating luggage on the carousel.’
- ‘Given the round of check-in desks, luggage carousels and hotel lobbies that make up much of her job, such confusion could be forgiven.’
- ‘He was waiting near the baggage carousel with his luggage next to him.’
- ‘On closer inspection it seemed more like luggage abandoned on an airport carousel by someone too embarrassed to collect it.’
- ‘Predictably, he discovered on arrival at 6.15 on Wednesday night that, while his golf clubs were whirling round the carousel, his luggage had been lost en route.’
- ‘Shifting through the sea of limbs and muddled legs, the young man found his way to the luggage carousel and watched carefully for his duffel bag.’
- ‘‘It's the same technology you see used in luggage carousels at airports,’ says Healy.’
- ‘There was a long wait for the bags to arrive on the carousel.’
- ‘I stand by the luggage carousel waiting for my suitcase and a very large cardboard box.’
- ‘One of her bags did not arrive on the luggage carousel.’
- ‘Have you ever wondered why the baggage carousels at Gatwick Airport rotate anti-clockwise?’
- ‘She stumbles off the escalator and is swept along with the crowd of Asian businessmen and tourists towards the luggage carousel.’
3historical A tournament in which groups of knights took part in demonstrations of equestrian skills.
Mid 17th century: from French carrousel, from Italian carosello.
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