- that which is carried over, postponed, or extended to a later time, account, etc.
- Bookkeeping. the total of one page of an account carried forward to the next.
- carryforward(def 2).
Origin of carry-over
First recorded in 1735–45; noun use of verb phrase carry over
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Examples from the Web for carry-over
He might have headed a revolutionary government elsewhere in China but not a carry-over administration in Peking.Government in Republican China
Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger
This is fixed at noon on carry-over day, in accordance with the market price then current (see Account; Stock Exchange).
In short, application involves the question, "What is the carry-over value of the lesson?"Principles of Teaching
Adam S. Bennion