carry-in dinner

carry-in

[kar-ee-in]
adjective
1.
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.
2.
North Central U.S. of, pertaining to, or for a social gathering at which guests are to bring their own food: A carry-in dinner will precede the lecture.
noun
3.
an appliance or machine, as a television set or a personal computer, portable enough to be taken to a store for repair.
4.
Also called carry-in dinner, carry-in supper. North Central U.S. a carry-in meal; potluck dinner.

Origin:
adj. or noun use of verb phrase carry in

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carry-in
 
adj
of or relating to a type of after-sales service in which the customer must take the product to the service provider for repair: carry-in warranty

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