Florida Health Insurance Terms:
"Insurance Carrier"

Carrier: Another name for an insurance company.

The underwriting insurance company.

  • Other definitions of carrier are:
  • someone whose employment involves carrying something; "the bonds were transmitted by carrier"
  • a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to carry something; "refrigerated carriers have revolutionized the grocery business"
  • aircraft carrier: a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings
  • an inactive substance that is a vehicle for a radioactive tracer of the same substance and that assists in its recovery after some chemical reaction
  • a person or firm in the business of transporting people or goods or messages
  • carrier wave: a radio wave that can be modulated in order to transmit a signal
  • mailman: a man who delivers the mail
  • a boy who delivers newspapers
  • (medicine) a person (or animal) who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others a rack attached to a vehicle; for carrying luggage or skis or the like
  • (genetics) an organism that possesses a recessive gene whose effect is masked by a dominant allele; the associated trait is not apparent but can be passed on to offspring


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