Meaning of RECEIVER in English

RECEIVER

transcription, транскрипция: [ rɪsi:və(r) ]

( receivers)

1.

A telephone’s receiver is the part that you hold near to your ear and speak into.

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2.

A receiver is the part of a radio or television that picks up signals and converts them into sound or pictures.

Auto-tuning VHF receivers are now common in cars.

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3.

The receiver is someone who is appointed by a court of law to manage the affairs of a business, usually when it is facing financial failure. ( BUSINESS )

Between July and September, a total of 1,059 firms called in the receiver.

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