Receiver may refer to:

In Technology:

  • The listening device part of a telephone
    • The handset that sometimes contains the above device
    • The headset (audio) that can also contain the above device.
  • AV receiver, part of a home theatre system
  • Digital media receiver
  • Receiver (firearms), which houses the working parts of the firearm
  • Receiver (modulated ultrasound), a device that converts a modulated ultrasonic wave into usable information
  • Receiver (radio), an electronic device that converts a signal from a modulated radio wave into usable information
  • Television set
    • Tuner (television)
  • Tuner (electronics)

Other uses:

  • Receiver (information theory), the receiving end of a communications channel
  • In receivership, a person appointed as a custodian of another entity's property by a court of law or a creditor of the owner, pending a lawsuit or bankruptcy
  • Metropolitan Police Receiver, formerly the chief financial officer of the London Metropolitan Police
  • Receiver of Wreck, an official of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency of the United Kingdom, who is concerned with the management of wrecked ships and boats
  • Wide receiver, an offensive position in American and Canadian football
  • A type of midfielder in Australian rules football
  • A person who receives goods in a distribution center

Receive may mean:

  • To take part in Eucharist, the Christian sacrament of consecrating bread and wine

Other articles related to "receiver, receivers":

1977 NFL Draft - Player Selections - Round Ten
... Wichita State 255 New York Giants Mike Jones Wide receiver Minnesota 256 New York Jets John Hennessy Defensive end Michigan 257 Atlanta Falcons Billy Ryckman Wide receiver ... Louis Cardinals Jim LeJay Wide receiver San Jose State 271 Pittsburgh Steelers Dave LaCrosse Linebacker Wake Forest 272 Cincinnati Bengals Bob Bialik Punter Hillsdale 273 ...
Cornerback - Jamming The Receiver
... When a cornerback is attempting to jam or funnel a receiver, he is trying to disrupt the receiver's route at the line of scrimmage ... When jamming the receiver a cornerback must keep his body squared with his feet shoulder width apart, so he can have power when jamming his arms out ... does not extend his arm too long, because a good receiver will escape from the corner's jam ...
Reggie Williams - Others
... Williams (Canadian football) (born 1983), American wide receiver who currently plays in the CFL Reggie Williams (wide receiver) (born 1983), American wide receiver who formerly played in the NFL ...
2008 Buffalo Bills Season - NFL Draft
... Going into the 2008 NFL Draft the teams biggest needs are at wide receiver, cornerback, and tight end ... Specifically, the team's top three wide receivers were all under 5'11" in height, and a large wide receiver was a high priority for the team ... in the draft, in round 1, and James Hardy, a 6'5" playmaking receiver also considered to be among the best in the class, in round 2 ...
... that were incompatible with existing receivers but featured a 169 aspect ratio ... A standard PAL receiver will display the 169 image in letterbox format with 432 active lines, while a PALplus receiver can use extra information hidden in ... A special signal tells the receiver when PALplus is in use, and also whether the original content was interlaced ("Camera mode" 576i50) or progressive scanned ("Film mode" 576p25) ...

Famous quotes containing the word receiver:

    Gifts must affect the receiver to the point of shock.
    Walter Benjamin (1892–1940)

    Flattery corrupts both the receiver and the giver.
    Edmund Burke (1729–1797)