Examples of receiver in a Sentence
She angrily slammed down the phone's receiver.
First Known Use of receiver
RECEIVER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of receiver for English Language Learners
: the part of a telephone that you pick up and hold near your face when you are making or receiving a phone call
: radio or television equipment that changes signals into sound and pictures
American football : a player who catches passes thrown by the quarterback
RECEIVER Defined for Kids
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