A friendly girl at the reception buzzes new visitors in, after a short interview on a speakerphone.
The reception, too, was the same: just like in New York, Olmert was repeatedly interrupted by angry hecklers in D.C. today.
At a reception for media hosted by the governor of Kentucky.
At one point, at the reception, I noticed David Cameron standing on his own.
He stopped for a few minutes Thursday evening to take a few questions on his way up to a reception in his honor at the Newseum.
Then Cecilie and Dr. Preston suddenly emerged from the reception room.
The reception which awaited him in England was at first extremely cold.
It was impossible for these first callers to restrain a thrill of nervousness as to the nature of the reception before them.
Everything should now be ready for the reception of the ova.
Rush entered the reception office, sent in his name and was bidden to enter.
late 14c., in astrology, "effect of two planets on each other;" sense of "act of receiving" is recorded from late 15c., from Latin receptionem (nominative receptio) "a receiving," noun of action from past participle stem of recipere (see receive). Sense of "ceremonial gathering" is 1882, from French.