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receiver (s) (noun), receivers (pl)
This entry is located in the following unit: cap-, cip-, capt-, cept-, ceive, -ceipt, -ceit, -cipient (page 11)
(Latin: service, performing services; duty, receiver of duties; office, function; gift)
Word Entries containing the term: “receiver
autoalarm, automatic alarm receiver
1. A complete receiving, selecting, and warning device capable of being actuated automatically by intercepted radio-frequency waves forming the international automatic alarm signal.
2. A component of an international network of alarm receivers actuated by a radio-frequency signal to indicate an international emergency.
This entry is located in the following unit: auto-, aut- (page 3)
solar cavity receiver
A well-insulated enclosure with a small opening to let in concentrated solar energy, approaching a blackbody absorber in its ability to capture solar energy.

Black body or blackbody is a theoretical object that is simultaneously a perfect absorber and emitter of radiant energy; that is, it absorbs all the radiation striking it and reflects no radiation, and whose energy distribution is dependent only on its temperature.

This entry is located in the following unit: sol-, soli-, solo- + (page 2)