Definition of Carrel

1. Noun. French surgeon and biologist who developed a way to suture and graft blood vessels (1873-1944).




2. Noun. Small individual study area in a library.
Exact synonyms: Carrell, Cubicle, Stall
Generic synonyms: Alcove, Bay
Group relationships: Depository Library, Library

Definition of Carrel

1. n. See Quarrel, an arrow.

2. n. Same as 4th Carol.

Definition of Carrel

1. Noun. A partially partitioned space for studying or reading, often in a library. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Carrel

1. a desk in a library stack for solitary study [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Carrel

carrancha
carranchas
carrao
carraos
carraraite
carrat
carrats
carraway
carraways
carrboydite
carre-four sensitif
carrect
carrects
carrefour
carrefours
carrel (current term)
carrell
carrells
carrels
carriable
carriables
carriage
carriage bolt
carriage clock
carriage control character
carriage dog
carriage door
carriage house
carriage return
carriage returns

Literary usage of Carrel

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1922)
"BY ALEXIS carrel, MD, AND ALBERT H. EBELING, MD (From the Laboratories of The Rockefeller ... 2 carrel, A., and Burrows, MT, J. Exp. Med., 1911, xiv, 244. ..."

2. The History of Ten Years, 1830-1840: Or, France Under Louis Philippe by Louis Blanc (1848)
"On the 2d of January, M. Armand carrel, in the National, pronounced for a republic, ... Armand carrel and Gamier Pages. There was about the whole person and ..."

3. The Reign of William Rufus and the Accession of Henry the First by Edward Augustus Freeman (1882)
"We are carrel. told nothing of the positions occupied by the besiegers, or The siege. how they became masters of the seemingly impregnable height. ..."

4. The Treatment of War Wounds by William Williams Keen (1917)
"THE DAKIN-carrel METHOD The Dakin-carrel method consists in the use of Dakin's fluid of sodium hypochlorite in a solution of 0.5 per cent, strength, ..."

5. The New York Times Current History (1919)
"It remained for Dr. Alexis carrel to develop a way to use the solution ... Dr. carrel then invented a method of application which made it practical. ..."

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