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Some of them had brought powerful radio receivers to try to pick up signals from base camp. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was brutally punished for his role in making an illicit radio receiver. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Many lack the strength to hold the receiver. Christianity Today (2000)There is no sound in the radio waves that carry a message of music to your radio receiver. Schneider, Hermann & Schneider, Leo The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988) Hold the receiver to the plaster. Times, Sunday Times (2008)No wonder the guy muttering the prayers over the burial plot has a wireless phone receiver permanently fixed to his right ear. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Our radio receiver worked nicely, under secure conditions for many months. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Sales are managed by a receiver appointed independently by the administrator, who is appointed by the bank. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are telephones aids for disabled people; a shoulder rest to save you holding up the receiver is very helpful. MacIntyre, Anne M. E. Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome - How To Live With It (1989)The device also hooks up to mobile and landline phones, allowing wearers to hear callers without having to hold a receiver. The Sun (2009)A radio receiver conveys instructions to the insect's wing muscles and relays visual signals from its optic lobes. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I lift the telephone receiver. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If you use a more sensitive detector, such as a radio receiver, you will hear crackling sounds. Schneider, Hermann & Schneider, Leo The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)July, a man in Virginia was talking on his landline phone when lightning hit the outside phone cable and struck him through the phone receiver. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We differ on only one small point: he complains that I replace the telephone receiver with unnecessary force at the end of our conversations. Times, Sunday Times (2007)

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British English: receiver /rɪˈsiːvə/ NOUN
telephone A telephone receiver is the part that you hold near to your ear and speak into.
She picked up the receiver and started to dial.
  • American English: receiver electronic
  • Arabic: سَمَّاعَةُ التِّلِفُون
  • Brazilian Portuguese: receptor
  • Chinese: 接受器
  • Croatian: prijemnik
  • Czech: sluchátko telefonní
  • Danish: modtager
  • Dutch: hoorn elektronisch
  • European Spanish: receptor
  • Finnish: puhelimen luuri
  • French: récepteur
  • German: Hörer Telefon
  • Greek: δέκτης
  • Italian: ricevitore
  • Japanese: 受信機 electronic
  • Korean: 수신기
  • Norwegian: telefonrør
  • Polish: odbiornik elekroniczny
  • European Portuguese: recetor
  • Romanian: receptor
  • Russian: телефонная трубка
  • Spanish: receptor
  • Swedish: telefonlur
  • Thai: อุปกรณ์รับสัญญานเสียงหรือภาพ
  • Turkish: alıcı
  • Ukrainian: слухавка
  • Vietnamese: ống nghe điện thoại
British English: receiver /rɪˈsiːvə/ NOUN
person A receiver is someone who is officially appointed to manage the affairs of a business, usually when it is facing financial failure.
  • American English: receiver person
  • Arabic: مُسْتَلِم
  • Brazilian Portuguese: recebedor
  • Chinese: 破产管理人
  • Croatian: primatelj
  • Czech: likvidátor správce konkursní podstaty
  • Danish: modtager
  • Dutch: curator persoon
  • European Spanish: receptor
  • Finnish: saaja
  • French: administrateur judiciaire
  • German: Empfänger
  • Greek: αποδέκτης
  • Italian: curatore fallimentare
  • Japanese: 受取人 person
  • Korean: 수령인
  • Norwegian: mottaker
  • Polish: odbiorca osoba
  • European Portuguese: recebedor
  • Romanian: executor judecătoresc
  • Russian: получатель
  • Spanish: receptor
  • Swedish: mottagare
  • Thai: ผู้ได้รับ
  • Turkish: tasfiye memuru
  • Ukrainian: ліквідатор підприємства
  • Vietnamese: người quản lý tài sản

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