Meaning of RECEIVER in English
n.1 a person or thing that receives.
2 the part of a machine or instrument that receives sound, signals, etc. (esp. the part of a telephone that contains the earpiece).
3 (in full official receiver) a person appointed by a court to administer the property of a bankrupt or insane person, or property under litigation.
4 a radio or television receiving apparatus.
5 a person who receives stolen goods.
6 Chem. a vessel for collecting the products of distillation, chromatography, etc.
Oxford English vocab. Оксфордский английский словарь. 2012