receiver

official responsible for collecting revenues and other dues from tenants, on the larger estates. Receivers for certain areas accounted to a Receiver General (R 169)
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Receiver

A wireless or radio receiver; the set that receives a wireless message or radio broadcast. Early wireless sets usually consisted of separate receivers and transmitters, while later radio communication sets were transceivers â€` combination receivers and transmitters.
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receiver

(from the article `communication`) ...the communication process extant nor is it universally accepted. As originally conceived, the model contained five elements—an information source, ... ...broadcasting stations. The circuitry, devised by Edwin H. Armstrong during World War I, combines the high-frequency current produced by the ....
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Receiver

(n) A receiver is the person appointed by a judge to take charge of the property, business etc of another person, to run the business, collect the receivables etc with the purpose of fulfilling the objective for which such receivers are appointed
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receiver

[n] - a football player who catches (or is supposed to catch) a forward pass 2. [n] - set that receives radio or tv signals
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Receiver

• (n.) In portable breech-loading firearms, the steel frame screwed to the breech end of the barrel, which receives the bolt or block, gives means of securing for firing, facilitates loading, and holds the ejector, cut-off, etc. • (n.) A vessel connected with an alembic, a retort, or the like, for receiving and condensing the product of d...
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receiver

pass catcher noun a football player who catches (or is supposed to catch) a forward pass
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receiver

receiving system noun set that receives radio or tv signals
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Receiver

[firearms] In firearms terminology, the receiver is the part of a firearm that houses the operating parts. There are many types and styles of firearm receivers. A bolt action or semi-automatic firearm receiver usually contains the bolt carrier group, trigger group, and magazine port. In most handguns, the receiver, or frame, holds the magaz...
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Receiver

[information theory] The receiver in information theory is the receiving end of a communication channel. It receives decoded messages/information from the sender, who first encoded them. Sometimes the receiver is modeled so as to include the decoder. Real-world receivers like radio receivers or telephones can not be expected to receive as m...
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Receiver

[radio] In radio communications, a radio receiver is an electronic device that receives radio waves and converts the information carried by them to a usable form. It is used with an antenna. The antenna intercepts radio waves (electromagnetic waves) and converts them to tiny alternating currents which are applied to the receiver, and the re...
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Receiver

Re·ceiv'er (-ẽr) noun [ Confer French receveur .] 1. One who takes or receives in any manner. 2. (Law) A person appointed, ordinarily by a court, to receive, and hold in trust, money or other property which is the subject of litigation, pending the suit; a person ap...
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Receiver

Re·ceiv'er noun (Firearms) In portable breech-loading firearms, the steel frame screwed to the breech end of the barrel, which receives the bolt or block, gives means of securing for firing, facilitates loading, and holds the ejector, cut-off, etc.
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receiver

1. One who takes or receives in any manner. ... 2. A person appointed, ordinarily by a court, to receive, and hold in trust, money or other property which is the subject of litigation, pending the suit; a person appointed to take charge of the estate and effects of a corporation, and to do other acts necessary to winding up its affairs, in certain ...
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Receiver

1) In a lawsuit, a neutral person (often a professional trustee) appointed by a judge to take charge of the property and business of a party to the lawsuit, and receive the rents and profits due to the party, while the lawsuit is being decided. A receiver is appointed if requested by the other party to the suit and if there is a strong showing that...
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Receiver

A bankruptcy practitioner appointed by secured creditors to oversee the repayment of debts.
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Receiver

A bankruptcy practitioner appointed by secured creditors in the United Kingdom to oversee the repayment of debts.
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Receiver

A bankruptcy practitioner appointed by secured creditors to oversee the repayment of debts.
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receiver

a device that receives signals for interpretation and action
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Receiver

A person appointed by a court possessing jurisdiction to receive the rents and profits of land, or the profits or produce of other property in dispute. The power of appointing a receiver is a discretionary power exercised by the court. The appointment is provisional, for the more speedy getting in of the estate in dispute, and scouring it for the.....
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Receiver

A person appointed by a court to finalize the affairs of a company and to utilise assets to pay its
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Receiver

A person appointed by a court to secure assets belonging to another party, so that the court can deal with those assets.
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Receiver

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receiver

A person appointed to take possession of assets either with a power of sale or in a protective capacity....
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Receiver

a player who gets a pass from a teammate.
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