Associations to the word «Receiver»


RECEIVER, noun. A person who or thing that receives or is intended to receive something.
RECEIVER, noun. A trustee appointed to hold and administer property involved in litigation.
RECEIVER, noun. A person appointed to settle the affairs of an insolvent entity.
RECEIVER, noun. A person who accepts stolen goods.
RECEIVER, noun. Any of several electronic devices that receive signals and convert them into sound or vision.
RECEIVER, noun. A telephone handset.
RECEIVER, noun. (American football) An offensive player who catches the ball after it has been passed.
RECEIVER, noun. (tennis) A person who attempts to return the ball after it has been served.
RECEIVER, noun. An element of a mechanical or other system or device designed to accept another element.
RECEIVER, noun. (firearms) The part of a firearm containing the action.
RECEIVER, noun. A vessel for receiving the exhaust steam from the high-pressure cylinder before it enters the low-pressure cylinder, in a compound steam engine.
RECEIVER, noun. A capacious vessel for receiving steam from a distant boiler, and supplying it dry to an engine.

Dictionary definition

RECEIVER, noun. Set that receives radio or tv signals.
RECEIVER, noun. (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties.
RECEIVER, noun. Earphone that converts electrical signals into sounds.
RECEIVER, noun. A person who receives something.
RECEIVER, noun. The tennis player who receives the serve.
RECEIVER, noun. A football player who catches (or is supposed to catch) a forward pass.

Wise words

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery