carryover

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

carryover (plural carryovers)

  1. Something whose duration has been extended or that has been transferred to another time
  2. An amount, especially a sum of money, transferred to a new column in a ledger, or applied to a later time

Quotations[edit]

  • 1980 Daniel T. Morrow - The Economics of the International Stockholding of Wheat
    First, as a general rule, carryover stocks are, held in countries that have lower carrying costs, which are probably exporting countries because they enjoy lower prices.
  • 1992 Vic Campbell - Junction: Mild Adventure for the Armchair Ruralists
    The “Black Shoe” title is a carryover from the days of coal-burning ships . . .