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receiver

re·ceiv·er

receiver

 
 
pronunciation:
rih si vr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one that receives.
definition 2: a device such as a radio, television, or telephone that receives electromagnetic signals and converts them into a form recognizable by the senses, such as audible language or other signals.
 
similar words:
set
definition 3: a person hired or appointed to conduct business for a firm during reorganization or a lawsuit against it.
definition 4: in football, one who is designated to catch a forward pass.
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