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Inventions like the Lapee female urinal, a pink cubicle in which the user squats over an oval-shaped receptacle to relieve herself, can help gather this pure pee.
‘PIPE DREAMS’ FLUSHES OUT HOPE IN AN UNEXPECTED PLACE: THE TOILETMARIA TEMMINGAPRIL 6, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The hotel didn’t have any trash receptacles for the lobby and had to borrow some from a neighboring property that has been closed since the start of the pandemic.
OPENING A NEW HOTEL IS NEVER EASY. TRY DOING IT DURING A PANDEMIC.ANDREA SACHSMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Also, some form of trash receptacle would be welcomed, as we were often stumbling around our bag of trash and sticking it beneath the dinette table at night to avoid attracting animals.
AN OFF-GRID TEST OF AIRSTREAM'S MOST RUGGED TRAILERHAYDEN COPLENNOVEMBER 22, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
She was cast into a bare and miserable dungeon, in that subterranean receptacle of woe, where there was not even a bed.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
In this shallow receptacle lay an oval miniature which the man took out and held under the strong light of the gas jet.
THOSE DALE GIRLSFRANK WESTON CARRUTH
Strange that he should be thus happy in a receptacle of so much pain and sorrow; yet he was light-hearted as the son of a grandee.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
The letter f marks a receptacle for water, which seems to have been used for moistening the bread while baking.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
Ida, awakened by her movements, watched her as she produced a tiny packet from the last-mentioned receptacle.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
The tube can be placed in the receptacle without getting the liquid inside by holding a finger over the outer end.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
It was several minutes before he recovered and placed the letter back in the mailing receptacle.
THE ARGUS PHEASANTJOHN CHARLES BEECHAM
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WORDS RELATED TO RECEPTACLE

  • addressee
  • beneficiary
  • collector
  • donee
  • fence
  • heir
  • receptacle
  • telephone
  • bucket
  • cask
  • cauldron
  • cistern
  • hot tub
  • receptacle
  • spa
  • tank
  • vat
  • vessel
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