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receiver

RECE'IVER, n.

1. One who takes or receives in any manner.

2. An officer appointed to receive public money; a treasurer.

3. One who takes stolen goods from a thief, knowing them to be stolen, and incurs the guilt of partaking in the crime.

4. A vessel for receiving and containing the product of distillation.

5. The vessel of an air pump, for containing the thing on which an experiment is to be made.

6. One who partakes of the sacrament.



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RECE'IVER, n.

1. One who takes or receives in any manner.

2. An officer appointed to receive public money; a treasurer.

3. One who takes stolen goods from a thief, knowing them to be stolen, and incurs the guilt of partaking in the crime.

4. A vessel for receiving and containing the product of distillation.

5. The vessel of an air pump, for containing the thing on which an experiment is to be made.

6. One who partakes of the sacrament.

RE-CEIV'ER, n.

  1. One who takes or receives in any manner.
  2. An officer appointed to receive public money; a treasurer. – Bacon.
  3. One who takes stolen goods from a thief, knowing them to be stolen, and incurs the guilt of partaking in the crime. – Blackstone.
  4. A vessel for receiving and containing the product of distillation.
  5. The vessel of an air-pump, for containing the thing on which an experiment is to be made.
  6. One who partakes of the sacrament. – Taylor.

Re*ceiv"er
  1. One who takes or receives in any manner.
  2. In portable breech-loading firearms, the steel frame screwed to the breech end of the barrel, which receives the bolt or block, gives means of securing for firing, facilitates loading, and holds the ejector, cut-off, etc.
  3. A person appointed, ordinarily by a court, to receive, and hold in trust, money or other property which is the subject of litigation, pending the suit; a person appointed to take charge of the estate and effects of a corporation, and to do other acts necessary to winding up its affairs, in certain cases.

    Bouvier.
  4. One who takes or buys stolen goods from a thief, knowing them to be stolen.

    Blackstone.
  5. A vessel connected with an alembic, a retort, or the like, for receiving and condensing the product of distillation.

    (b)
  6. The glass vessel in which the vacuum is produced, and the objects of experiment are put, in experiments with an air pump. Cf. Bell jar, and see Illust. of Air pump.
  7. A vessel for receiving the exhaust steam from the high-pressure cylinder before it enters the low-pressure cylinder, in a compound engine.

    (b)
  8. That portion of a telephonic apparatus, or similar system, at which the message is received and made audible; -- opposed to transmitter.

    Exhausted receiver (Physics), a receiver, as that used with the air pump, from which the air has been withdrawn; a vessel the interior of which is a more or less complete vacuum.

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Receiver

RECE'IVER, noun

1. One who takes or receives in any manner.

2. An officer appointed to receive public money; a treasurer.

3. One who takes stolen goods from a thief, knowing them to be stolen, and incurs the guilt of partaking in the crime.

4. A vessel for receiving and containing the product of distillation.

5. The vessel of an air pump, for containing the thing on which an experiment is to be made.

6. One who partakes of the sacrament.

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IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

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