receiving set

noun
an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
Syn: ↑radio receiver, ↑radio set, ↑radio, ↑tuner, ↑wireless
Derivationally related forms: ↑radio (for: ↑radio)
Hypernyms: ↑receiver, ↑receiving system
Part Holonyms: ↑radio, ↑wireless, ↑radio-phonograph, ↑radio-gramophone
Part Meronyms: ↑amplifier, ↑detector, ↑demodulator

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noun
: an apparatus for receiving radio or television signals and broadcasts

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Radio.
a radio receiver.
[1915-20]

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receiving set,
1. an apparatus for receiving sound, or sound and picture images, sent by radio waves; radio or television set.
2. an apparatus for receiving messages sent by telegraph or teletype.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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