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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.
  3. The damaging condition where water droplets are carried out of a steam boiler along with the dry steam.


  • 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 . . .