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- Noun

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.

- Noun

A vessel for receiving the exhaust steam from the high-pressure cylinder before it enters the low-pressure cylinder, in a compound engine.

- Noun

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

- Noun

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

- Noun

A capacious vessel for receiving steam from a distant boiler, and supplying it dry to an engine.

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

- Noun

A vessel for receiving and containing gases.

- Noun

One who takes or receives in any manner.

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