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at-home a usu. informal reception of visitors and guests at one's home.
atmospherics (used with a sing. verb) static in radio reception caused by atmospheric electrical activity. [1/2 definitions]
blind spot an area of poor reception of radio signals. [1/4 definitions]
cable television a form of television in which the sound and picture signals from distant stations are received by a master antenna and then delivered by electrical cable. Cable television typically provides clear reception, access to a large number of channels, and a relatively wide range of programming, whereas conventional television is limited to the reception of signals from local stations.
chamber an official reception room or meeting hall, esp. of a legislative assembly. [1/6 definitions]
closed circuit a transmission circuit for television with a limited number of reception stations connected to it by cable. [1/2 definitions]
drawing room a formal reception room; parlor. [1/2 definitions]
durbar an official reception or public audience by an Indian prince or British governor, or the hall in which the reception is held. [1/2 definitions]
fine-tune to manipulate the controls on (a receiver) in order to get the best reception available. [1/2 definitions]
glad hand (informal) a hearty but often insincere or hypocritical welcome, greeting, reception, or the like.
hospitality the friendly, warm, and generous reception and entertainment of guests or strangers. [1/3 definitions]
jam1 to interfere with the reception of (radio signals or the like). [1/12 definitions]
levee2 a reception, usu. held at a noble person's court.
marquee a large tent used for outdoor events, such as a wedding reception, dance, exhibition, or the like. [1/2 definitions]
radome a dome-shaped structure that protects a radar antenna from the weather, esp. on aircraft, without affecting reception.
receipt the act of receiving or the fact of having been received; receiving; reception. [1/5 definitions]
reception (chiefly British) the place where one reports one's arrival and is greeted at a hotel or office, or at a large function; reception desk. [2/6 definitions]
roger used to acknowledge reception of a radio message. [1/2 definitions]
static unwanted noise caused by electricity in the atmosphere that interferes with radio reception. [1/6 definitions]
superheterodyne of, pertaining to, or using a method of radio reception in which the incoming signal is transformed into an intermediate frequency which helps with amplification of the signal and eliminates unwanted signals. [1/2 definitions]
tea a social gathering or reception at which tea is served. [1/7 definitions]