They went ignored for months, until my phone rang one afternoon, and a distinctive Austrian accent came through the receiver.
The receiver is the only part of the gun that can be legally controlled and must be serialized if 100 percent complete.
But the receiver could auction off perks, like the luxury boxes that come with a stadium sponsorship.
And for those who ever wondered, “E is a receiver, a perpetual returner of the ball!”
“You are destroying the university,” he shouted into the receiver.
Here was the very basin which held Bolster's shaving-water before it became the receiver for his blood.
"For being the receiver of stolen property," said the other.
The part spoken to is called the transmitter, and the part which gives sound out again is called the receiver.
He put the receiver back on its hook and stepped to the lever.
At first Elliott jumped every time the telephone rang, and took down the receiver with quickened pulses.
mid-14c. (mid-13c. as a surname), agent noun from receive, or from Old French recevere (Modern French receveur), agent noun from recievere. As a telephone apparatus, from 1877; in reference to a radio unit, from 1891; in U.S. football sense, from 1897.
A device, as in a radio or telephone, that converts incoming radio, microwave, or electrical signals to a form, such as sound or light, that can be perceived by humans. Compare transmitter.