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English definition of “receiver”

receiver

noun [C]    /rɪˈsi·vər/
a piece of equipment that changes radio and television signals into sounds and pictures , or that changes electrical signals into sound : a telephone receiver a stereo receiver In football , a receiver is one of the players who can catch the ball on the team that is trying to score points .
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