Meaning of RECEIVER in English

RECEIVER

(~s)

1.

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

N-COUNT

2.

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

Auto-tuning VHF ~s are now common in cars.

N-COUNT

3.

The ~ 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 ~.

N-COUNT: usu the N

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