a person or thing that receives.
a device or apparatus that receives electrical signals, waves, or the like, and renders them perceptible to the senses, as the part of a telephone held to the ear, a radio receiving set, or a television receiving set.
Law. a person appointed by a court to manage the affairs of a bankrupt business or person or to care for property in litigation.
Commerce. a person appointed to receive money due.
a person who knowingly receives stolen goods for an illegal purpose; a dealer in stolen merchandise.
a device or apparatus for receiving or holding something; receptacle; container.
(in a firearm) the basic metal unit housing the action and to which the barrel and other components are attached.
Chemistry. a vessel for collecting and containing a distillate.
Football. a player on the offensive team who catches, is eligible to catch, or is noted for the ability to catch a forward pass:
Jones was the receiver of the first pass thrown. He sent all his receivers downfield.
Baseball. the catcher.
a person who receives something; recipient
a person appointed by a court to manage property pending the outcome of litigation, during the infancy of the owner, or after the owner(s) has been declared bankrupt or of unsound mind
(mainly Brit) a person who receives stolen goods knowing that they have been stolen
the equipment in a telephone, radio, or television that receives incoming electrical signals or modulated radio waves and converts them into the original audio or video signals
the part of a telephone containing the earpiece and mouthpiece that is held by the telephone user
the equipment in a radar system, radio telescope, etc, that converts incoming radio signals into a useful form, usually displayed on the screen of a cathode-ray oscilloscope
an obsolete word for receptacle
(chem) a vessel in which the distillate is collected during distillation
(US, sport) a player whose function is to receive the ball, esp a footballer who catches long passes
the metallic frame situated behind the breech of a gun to guide the round into the chamber
A device, as in a radio or telephone, that converts incoming radio, microwave, or electrical signals to a form, such as sound or light, that can be perceived by humans. Compare transmitter.
verb (used with object) 1. to count, compute, or calculate, as in number or amount. 2. to esteem or consider; regard as: to be reckoned an authority in the field. 3. Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S. to think or suppose. verb (used without object) 4. to count; make a computation or calculation. 5. to settle […]
noun, verb, Informal. 1. apprentice. noun 1. a male given name. noun 1. an archaic word for apprentice
noun 1. an extensive, continuous part of a surface, space, or body: a region of the earth. 2. Usually, regions. the vast or indefinite entirety of a space or area, or something compared to one: the regions of the firmament; the regions of the mind. 3. a part of the earth’s surface (land or sea) […]
[rej-uh-strey-shuh n] /ˌrɛdʒ əˈstreɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of registering. 2. an instance of this. 3. an entry in a register. 4. the group or number registered. 5. an official act of registering one’s name in the list of qualified voters. 6. a certificate attesting to the fact that someone or something has been […]