Examples from the Web for receptor
But anybody who looks at the plans of the receptor will know it can't make deathrays!
That receptor saved them ten thousand credits worth of carbon a week!
"It substituted for the receptor you smashed," said the attorney.
Tuning the receptor circuits to the transmitter circuits are examples of sympathetic electric resonance.
When you connect up this receptor you must keep the various parts well separated.
British Dictionary definitions for receptor
Word Origin and History for receptor
mid-15c., from Old French receptour or directly from Latin receptor, agent noun from recipere (see receive). Medical use from 1900.