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Receiver or receive may refer to:

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]



  • Receiver (album), the second and final album of the band Farmer Not So John, released in 1998
  • Receivers (album), the fourth full-length release from Parts & Labor, released in 2008 on Jagjaguwar Records


Other uses in arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Roles and professions[edit]

  • Receiver, a person who receives goods in a distribution center
  • Receiver, 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



  • 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
    • Tuner (radio), a subsystem that receives radio frequency (RF) transmissions and converts into a fixed frequency
  • Receiver, the listening device part of a telephone
    • The headset (audio) that can also contain the above device
    • The handset that sometimes contains the above device
  • AV receiver, part of a home theater system
  • Citrix Receiver, a software client application used for virtualization
  • Digital media receiver
  • Television set, "telly" (UK), is a device that combines a tuner, display, and speakers for the purpose of viewing television
    • Tuner (television), a subsystem that converts radio frequency analog television or digital television transmission into audio and video signals
  • Milk receiver, the part of a milking machine setup in which milk is collected: see milking pipeline

Other uses[edit]

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