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Definition of Receiver
Receiver Re*ceiv"er, n. (Firearms)
In portable breech-loading firearms, the steel frame screwed
to the breech end of the barrel, which receives the bolt or
block, gives means of securing for firing, facilitates
loading, and holds the ejector, cut-off, etc.
ReceiverReceiver Re*ceiv"er, n. [Cf. F. receveur.]
1. One who takes or receives in any manner.
2. (Law) A person appointed, ordinarily by a court, to
receive, and hold in trust, money or other property which
is the subject of litigation, pending the suit; a person
appointed to take charge of the estate and effects of a
corporation, and to do other acts necessary to winding up
its affairs, in certain cases. --Bouvier.
3. One who takes or buys stolen goods from a thief, knowing
them to be stolen. --Blackstone.
(a) A vessel connected with an alembic, a retort, or the
like, for receiving and condensing the product of
(b) A vessel for receiving and containing gases.
5. (Pneumatics) The glass vessel in which the vacuum is
produced, and the objects of experiment are put, in
experiments with an air pump. Cf. Bell jar, and see
Illust. of Air pump.
6. (Steam Engine)
(a) A vessel for receiving the exhaust steam from the
high-pressure cylinder before it enters the
low-pressure cylinder, in a compound engine.
(b) A capacious vessel for receiving steam from a distant
boiler, and supplying it dry to an engine.
7. That portion of a telephonic apparatus, or similar system,
at which the message is received and made audible; --
opposed to transmitter.
Exhausted receiver (Physics), a receiver, as that used with
the air pump, from which the air has been withdrawn; a
vessel the interior of which is a more or less complete
Meaning of Receiver from wikipedia
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- A wide receiver
(WR), also referred
to as a wideout, and historically known
as a split
end (SE) or flanker
(FL), is an eligible receiver
- In radio
communications, a radio receiver
, also known
as a receiver
, a wireless, or simply
a radio, is an electronic device
that receives radio waves
- a forward
p****: only an eligible
may legally catch
p****, and only an eligible receiver
may advance beyond
- A superheterodyne receiver
, often shortened
to superhet, is a type of radio receiver
that uses frequency mixing
a received signal
to a fixed...
- A receiver operating characteristic
curve, or ROC curve, is a graphical
plot that illustrates
of a binary classifier model
(can be used...
- In firearms terminology
and at law, the firearm frame
is the part of a firearm which integrates other components
by providing housing
- An audio/video receiver
(AVR) is a consumer electronics component
used in a home theater. Its purpose
is to receive audio
and video signals
from a number...
so as to include
the decoder. Real-world receivers
like radio receivers
can not be expected...
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