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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RECEIVERS

In the next place, we must not let them be receivers of gifts or lovers of money.

In this way concerts, speeches, etc., are reproduced in the receivers.

Any certificates can be obtained from the receivers of the spirit and compared with the blocks.

But the taxes collected had not been covered into the Treasury by the receivers.

If their receivers are as shaky as their transmitter, they might not be hearing us.

Then he permitted Henry to clamp on the receivers and listen in.

But suddenly he jammed the receivers back on his ears and sat tense.

Which are the flash houses, and which the shops of receivers?

Then down the receivers traveled a click—not loud, yet unmistakable.

For one thing, the sounds in the receivers are very clear and distinct.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c. (mid-13c. as a surname), agent noun from receive, or from Old French recevere (Modern French receveur), agent noun from recievere. As a telephone apparatus, from 1877; in reference to a radio unit, from 1891; in U.S. football sense, from 1897.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.