Translation of "receiver" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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receivernoun [ C ]

uk /rɪˈsiː.vər/ us /rɪˈsiː.vɚ/

receiver noun [ C ] (EQUIPMENT)

the part of a phone in two parts that you hold to your ear and mouth

She picked up the receiver and dialled his number. 她拿起电话拨了他的号码。

a piece of equipment that changes radio and television signals into sounds and pictures


More examples

  • I went to pick up the receiver, but it had stopped ringing.
  • She hung up the receiver in disgust.
  • The receiver is designed to take advantage of the full frequency range transmitted.
  • She held the receiver to her ear.
  • When he was a child, Stuart built a radio receiver and transmitter.

receiver noun [ C ] (PERSON)

UK also official receiver a person who officially deals with the business matters of companies who cannot pay their debts

The company went bankrupt and was put into the hands of the receivers. 公司破产了,由破产管理人接管。

UK specialized law A receiver of stolen goods is a person who buys and sells property that they know has been stolen.


(Translation of “receiver” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)