receptacle

  1. a container that is used to put or keep things in
  2. enlarged tip of a stem that bears the floral parts
  3. an electrical (or electronic) fitting that is connected to a source of power and equipped to receive an insert

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receptacle

[n] - enlarged tip of a stem that bears the floral parts 2. [n] - an electrical (or electronic) fitting that is connected to a source of power and equipped to receive an insert 3. [n] - a container that is used to put or keep things in
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Receptacle

The end of the stem or stalk on which the flower parts are borne.
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Receptacle

An electrical outlet. A typical household will have many 120 volt receptacles for plugging in lams and appliances and 240 volt receptacles for the range, clothes dryer, air conditioners, etc.
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Receptacle

Re·cep'ta·cle (re*sĕp'tȧ*k'l) noun [ French réceptacle , Latin receptaculum , from receptare , v. intens. from recipere to receive. See Receive .] 1. That which serves, or is used, for receiving and containing something, as a basket, a vase, ...
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receptacle

The main stem of a flower (torus), in ferns, a main stem on which sporangia arise. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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receptacle

noun a container that is used to put or keep things in
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Receptacle

• (n.) An intercellular cavity containing oil or resin or other matters. • (n.) That which serves, or is used, for receiving and containing something, as a basket, a vase, a bag, a reservoir; a repository. • (n.) A special branch which bears the fructification in many cryptogamous plants. • (n.) The dilated apex of a pedicel whi...
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receptacle

(from the article `Asterales`) In many members of the order, especially the archaic tribe Heliantheae, the common receptacle (the short stem tip, on which all the flowers of the ... The receptacle is the axis (stem) to which the floral organs are attached. Floral organs are attached either in a low continuous spiral, as is common ... ...
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receptacle

receptacle 1. A container that holds, contains, or receives a liquid or solid. 2. The end of a flower stalk, bearing the parts of a flower, or the florets of a composite flower. 3. In a plant that reproduces through spores, e.g. an alga or liverwort, the part that bears the reproductive organs. 4. Etymology: directly or via French from Latin rec...
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Receptacle

The part of a flower stalk where the parts of the flower are attached.
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Receptacle

The part of a flower stalk where the parts of the flower are attached.
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Receptacle

[botany] ==Angiosperms== In botany, the receptacle or torus (an older term is thalamus, as in Thalamiflorae) is the thickened part of a stem from which the flower organs grow. In some accessory fruits, for example the pome and strawberry, the receptacle gives rise to the edible part of the fruit. The fruit of Rubus species is a cluster of d...
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Receptacle

- An electrical outlet. A typical household will have many 120 volt receptacles for plugging in lams and appliances and 240 volt receptacles for the range, clothes dryer, air conditioners, etc.
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receptacle

The enlarged end of a flower stalk to which the floral parts are attached. Normally the receptacle is rounded, but in some plants it is flattened or cup-shaped. The term is also used for the region on that part of some seaweeds which becomes swollen at certain times of the year and bears the reproductive organs
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receptacle

(L: capere to take; recipere to recieve; receiving end) the part of an alga bearing reproductive structures.
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Receptacle

the expanded apex of a flower stalk which bears the floral organs, either such structures as individual petals, sepals etc., or entire flowers in head-like inflorescences such as is typical of the asteraceae
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Receptacle

That part of the flower to which the sepals, petals, stamens, and pistils are usually attached.
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Receptacle

The terminal portion of a pedicel or 1-flowered peduncle to which the floral organs are attached. In Asteraceae, the disk on which the ray and/or disk florets are borne.
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receptacle

the axis of a flower, in other words, floral axis; torus; for example in Asteraceae, the floral base or common receptacle is the expanded summit of the peduncle on which the flowers are inserted.
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Receptacle

That part of the flower to which the sepals, petals, stamens, and pistils are usually attached.
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receptacle

in the aster family (Compositae), an enlarged summit of the flower stalk to which the flowers are attached.
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receptacle

the region at the end of a pedicel or on an axis which bears one or more flowers. In the Asteraceae the receptacle may be quite large. adj. receptacular
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Receptacle

That part of the stem that has flower parts attached to it
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Receptacle

The base that attaches a fiower to the stem.
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