Meaning of RECEIVER in English
[noun] [C]A receiver is a piece of equipment that changes radio and television signals into sounds and pictures.See also receiver; recipient.(UK and ANZ legal) A receiver (of stolen goods) is a person who buys and sells property which they know has been stolen.A (telephone) receiver is the part of the telephone that you hold to your ear and mouth.She picked up the receiver and dialled his number.Remember to replace the receiver when you have finished your call.
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012