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English definition of “receiver”

receiver

noun [C] (EQUIPMENT)    /rɪˈsiː.vər/ US  /-vɚ/
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.Telephone equipment a piece of equipment that changes radio and television signals into sounds and picturesRadioTelevision
(Definition of receiver noun (EQUIPMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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