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Inventions like the Lapee female urinal, a pink cubicle in which the user squats over an oval-shaped receptacle to relieve herself, can help gather this pure pee.‘Pipe Dreams’ flushes out hope in an unexpected place: the toilet|Maria Temming|April 6, 2021|Science News
The hotel didn’t have any trash receptacles for the lobby and had to borrow some from a neighboring property that has been closed since the start of the pandemic.Opening a new hotel is never easy. Try doing it during a pandemic.|Andrea Sachs|March 19, 2021|Washington Post
Also, some form of trash receptacle would be welcomed, as we were often stumbling around our bag of trash and sticking it beneath the dinette table at night to avoid attracting animals.An Off-Grid Test of Airstream's Most Rugged Trailer|Hayden Coplen|November 22, 2020|Outside Online
The average reader, he declares, is but an unwitting receptacle for media narratives.What is the News? Whatever Alain de Botton Thinks It Is|Robert Herritt|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thefacebook was nothing but a platform—a receptacle for the contributions of its users.
As a result, health reform has become a bottomless receptacle for a host of free-floating fears harbored by many Americans.
She was cast into a bare and miserable dungeon, in that subterranean receptacle of woe, where there was not even a bed.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
In this shallow receptacle lay an oval miniature which the man took out and held under the strong light of the gas jet.Those Dale Girls|Frank Weston Carruth
Strange that he should be thus happy in a receptacle of so much pain and sorrow; yet he was light-hearted as the son of a grandee.My Ten Years' Imprisonment|Silvio Pellico
The letter f marks a receptacle for water, which seems to have been used for moistening the bread while baking.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston
Ida, awakened by her movements, watched her as she produced a tiny packet from the last-mentioned receptacle.Alone|Marion Harland
British Dictionary definitions for receptacle
- the enlarged or modified tip of the flower stalk that bears the parts of the flower
- the shortened flattened stem bearing the florets of the capitulum of composite flowers such as the daisy
- the part of lower plants that bears the reproductive organs or spores