baggage carousel

baggage carousel
A conveyor to transport luggage from aircraft, trains or luggage shuttles (outside) to claiming passengers (inside.)

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  • Baggage carousel — A baggage carousel is a device, generally at an airport, that delivers checked luggage to the passengers at the baggage claim area at their final destination. Not all airports use these devices. Airports that do not have carousels generally… …   Wikipedia

  • baggage carousel — moving belt that conveys suitcases and luggage at the baggage claim area …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Baggage claim — The baggage claim area is an airport terminology that describes the area of an airport terminal where one claims checked in baggage after disembarking from an airline flight. For international arrivals, the area is usually in a restricted zone… …   Wikipedia

  • carousel — /kar euh sel , kar euh sel /, n. 1. merry go round (def. 1). 2. a continuously revolving belt, track or other device on which items are placed for later retrieval: a baggage carousel at an airport. [1640 50; < F: kind of tournament < It carosello …   Universalium

  • carousel — noun /ˈkæɹəsɛl,ˈkɛɹ ə sɛl,kɛɹ ə sɛl/ a) a merry go round After collecting his suitcase at the baggage carousel, he left the airport. b) a continuously revolving device for item delivery …   Wiktionary

  • carousel — car•ou•sel [[t]ˌkær əˈsɛl, ˈkær əˌsɛl[/t]] n. 1) merry go round 1) 2) cvb a continuously revolving conveyor on which items are placed: a baggage carousel at an airport[/ex] 3) cvb a revolving case that displays merchandise for sale • Etymology:… …   From formal English to slang

  • carousel — ► NOUN 1) a merry go round at a fair. 2) a rotating machine or device, in particular a conveyor system for baggage collection at an airport. ORIGIN originally in the sense «an equestrian tournament among knights»: from Italian carosello, perhaps… …   English terms dictionary

  • carousel — [kar′ə sel΄, kar΄ə sel′] n. [Fr carrousel < It dial. (Naples) carusiello, tournament in which players threw reed lances or balls of chalk at opponents, orig. lit., chalk ball < caruso, shaved head; form infl. by It carrozza, stately… …   English World dictionary

  • Carousel — This article is about the amusement ride. For other uses, see Carousel (disambiguation). Merry go round redirects here. For other uses, see Merry go round (disambiguation). Carousel in Paris, France A carousel (from French carrousel, from Italian …   Wikipedia

  • Baggage handler — In the airline industry, a baggage handler is a person who loads and unloads baggage (suitcases or luggage), and other cargo (airfreight, mail, counter to counter packages) for transport via aircraft. With most airlines, the formal job title is… …   Wikipedia

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