receivernoun [ C ]uk /rɪˈsiː.vər/ us /rɪˈsiː.vɚ/
receiver noun [ C ] (EQUIPMENT)
- 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)