[kar-ee-on, -awn]
of a size and shape suitable for being carried onto and stowed in the passenger compartment of an airplane: carry-on luggage.
a piece of carry-on luggage.

1950–55; adj., noun use of verb phrase carry on Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Example sentences
He materialized in my studio with a small carry-on bag in tow.
The drive also detaches easily from the tool so it can be placed in your
  carry-on bag.
Two heavy-duty plastic clips keep your belongings secure when the bag goes
  through airport screening or overhead carry-on storage.
Travelers still face restrictions on gels and liquids in carry-on luggage.
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