Crossword clues for receiver
- Stereo system component
- A person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties
- Earphone that converts electrical signals into sounds
- A person who gets something
- A football player who catches (or is supposed to catch) a forward pass
- Swann or Fisk
- Person illegally handling radio, say?
- Park always admitting one radio
- Telephone handset
- Listening device
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
electronic device \electronic device\ n. a device depending on the principles of electronics and using the manipulation of electron flow for its operation.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
mid-14c. (mid-13c. as a surname), agent noun from receive, or from Old French recevere (Modern French receveur), agent noun from recievere. As a telephone apparatus, from 1877; in reference to a radio unit, from 1891; in U.S. football sense, from 1897.
n. 1 A person who or thing that receives or is intended to receive something. 2 # A trustee appointed to hold and administer property involved in litigation. 3 # A person appointed to settle the affairs of an insolvent entity. 4 # A person who accepts stolen goods. 5 # Any of several electronic devices that receive signals and convert them into sound or vision. 6 ## A telephone handset. 7 # (label en American football) An offensive player who catches the ball after it has been passed. 8 # (label en tennis) A person who attempts to return the ball after it has been serve. 9 # An element of a mechanical or other system or device designed to accept another element. 10 ## (context firearms English) The part of a firearm containing the action. 11 ## A vessel for receiving the exhaust steam from the high-pressure cylinder before it enters the low-pressure cylinder, in a compound steam engine. 12 ## A capacious vessel for receiving steam from a distant boiler, and supplying it dry to an engine.
n. set that receives radio or tv signals [syn: receiving system]
(law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties [syn: liquidator]
earphone that converts electrical signals into sounds [syn: telephone receiver]
a person who gets something [syn: recipient]
Receiver or receive may refer to:
In firearms terminology, the receiver is the part of a firearm that houses the operating parts. There are many types and styles of firearm receivers. A bolt action or semi-automatic firearm receiver usually contains the bolt carrier group, trigger group, and magazine port.
In most handguns, the receiver, or frame, holds the magazine well or rotary magazine as well as the trigger mechanism. It is sometimes called the body of the firearm, while in the context of handguns ( revolvers and pistols), it is often called the frame.
The receiver is often made of forged, machined or stamped steel or aluminium; in addition to these traditional materials, modern science and engineering have introduced polymers and sintered metal powders to receiver construction.
Receiver is the second and final album of the band Farmer Not So John, released in 1998.
The receiver in information theory is the receiving end of a communication channel. It receives decoded messages/ information from the sender, who first encoded them. Sometimes the receiver is modeled so as to include the decoder. Real-world receivers like radio receivers or telephones can not be expected to receive as much information as predicted by the noisy channel coding theorem.
Receiver is a first-person shooter video game developed by Wolfire Games, originally developed as part of the 7 Day FPS Challenge.
The game attempts to portray realistic gun mechanics through reloading and bullet physics, as the player scavenges items and audio tapes, which reveal the story, from a procedurally generated world.
It was released in June 2012 for Linux, Microsoft Windows, and Mac OS X.
The Receiver statue is a tall public statue in Green Bay, Wisconsin associated with the Green Bay Packers football team.
Usage examples of "receiver".
I ran, carrying the cat litter box like a pizza tray, disrupting the class, causing Winnie to become highly agitato, unable to explain because I had a cigar in my mouth and was carrying a pizza tray and running for my life from men who were carrying wildly beeping receivers which made them Israeli spies and men who were wildly firing weapons which made them Arab terrorists and the whole macho parade failing to arouse or interest the girls in the slightest, which, of course, made them lesbians.
Bobby was the NOAA observer for the Park, or at least making daily reports to the National Weather Service in Anchorage was his excuse to the IRS every time he bought a new receiver.
The officer at the telephone, who was still without his call, put down the receiver and stared at Asch in utter astonishment.
She replaced the receiver, picked up her capacious knitting bag, gave her hat brim a final pat in front of the mirror, and swung the wooden shed door to without noticing Asey standing outside.
And an instrument room with signaling apparatus, senders, receivers, mirror-grids and audiphones of several varieties.
Eleven days later Kidder called Conant and gave specific instructions on how to equip his receiver with a facsimile set which would enable Kidder to send written matter over the air.
But if Conant was going to be that way about itwell, anyway, the receiver would be no good without the transmitter.
But if Conant was going to be that way about it-well, anyway, the receiver would be no good without the transmitter.
With hands dripping gore, the crowd fought over detached plates of armor, a boot, a triblaster with a shattered receiver and delaminated muzzle.
With forty minutes of argument, cutoffs, and being kept on hold behind her, Ana slammed the receiver down and grabbed at her barely grabbable hair.
Ana slammed the receiver down and grabbed at her barely grabbable hair.
The mock assaults that were made upon me put me in a good humour, and Calsabigi said that my idea had insured me an income of a hundred thousand francs a year, though it would ruin the other receivers.
The Hindmost had set a stepping-disc receiver on the outside of the hull.
Ward Hiller sat erect in his chair and stared with fascinated eyes at the iconoscope receiver.
On the other hand, the Eleventh Amendment was held not to be infringed by joinder of a State court judge and receiver in an interpleader proceeding in which the State had no interest and neither the judge nor the receiver was enjoined by the final decree.