[ kar-ee-in ]
/ ˈkær iˌɪn /
intended for or available to customers who bring in appliances to the seller or a repair store for repair or servicing: carry-in service; a carry-in store for personal computers.
North Central U.S. of, relating to, or for a social gathering at which guests are to bring their own food: A carry-in dinner will precede the lecture.
an appliance or machine, as a television set or a personal computer, portable enough to be taken to a store for repair.
Also called carry-in dinner, carry-in supper. North Central U.S. a carry-in meal; potluck dinner.
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Origin of carry-in
adj. or noun use of verb phrase carry in
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British Dictionary definitions for carry-in
of or relating to a type of after-sales service in which the customer must take the product to the service provider for repaircarry-in warranty
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