: a member of the offensive team in football eligible to catch a forward pass
Examples of receiver in a Sentence
She angrily slammed down the phone's receiver.
Recent Examples on the WebThere are a total of 45 receivers floating in the area — all 500 meters apart from each other.—Ana Ramirez, San Diego Union-Tribune, 18 Nov. 2023 Nothing Chats automatically sends a vCard first so that the receiver can merge your new chat persona with your existing contact information.—WIRED, 17 Nov. 2023 But during the mission, the capsule batteries had become frozen and cold not supply enough power to the GNSS receiver or to the transmitter.—Discover Magazine, 17 Nov. 2023 Using quickness, smarts and anticipation helps a smaller cornerback overcome the taller receiver.—Eric Sondheimer, Los Angeles Times, 15 Nov. 2023 His longest completion came on a screen for 30 yards to rookie receiver Demario Douglas as time expired going into intermission.—Oliver Thomas, Forbes, 13 Nov. 2023 The competing Motorola Satellite Link does not send SMS and needs the sender and receiver to use a proprietary app.—Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, 13 Nov. 2023 As detailed in their preprint paper submitted in late October, the team first attached a colored LED light alongside an infrared-light receiver and emitter atop each of a total of 35 kilobots.—Andrew Paul, Popular Science, 8 Nov. 2023 Jay Fair is Auburn's leading receiver with 28 catches for 281 yards and 2 touchdowns.—Bob Holt, Arkansas Online, 8 Nov. 2023 See More
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