Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. réceptacle, L. receptaculum, fr. receptare, v. intens. fr. recipere, to receive. See Receive
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. recipĕre, receptum, to receive.
A hole dug and partially filled with stones with a barrel placed upside down on them, makes a very good receptacle for kitchen slops.
"Military Instructors Manual" by James P. Cole and Oliver Schoonmaker
Quills make convenient receptacles for minute specimens.
"The Art of Travel" by Francis Galton
How he had originally got out of that receptacle for the dead was certainly a mystery; but the story was none the worse for that.
"Varney the Vampire" by Thomas Preskett Prest
After all, I could greatly improve it, and it would not be a bad composition of that odd kind to some picnic receptacle of all things.
"The Journal of Sir Walter Scott" by Walter Scott
He had looked upon the wine-cup and every other receptacle in which stimulants were ever served.
"All He Knew" by John Habberton
All things else are only forms and receptacles of life, sheerly phenomenal, except so far forth as He is their substance.
"Atlantic Monthly, Vol. XII. July, 1863, No. LXIX." by Various
I'll promise to be a safe receptacle.
"The Palace Beautiful" by L. T. Meade
Even so must the body be purged of its humours to make it a fit receptacle for illumination and knowledge.
"Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
To this inviting receptacle was the attention of our guest more especially directed.
"Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)" by John Roby
Portions of hollow bamboo serve as receptacles for milk or water.
"Blown to Bits" by Robert Michael Ballantyne
Earth and heaven are filled with God,
Everywhere He deigns to dwell;
Humble hearts His own abode—
His beloved receptacle.
"Hymn: Have ye never heard His voice?" by John Bowring
The man with gray hands smiles —
The smile of a man of business, intensely practical.
They are not hands at all
But asbestos receptacles.
Pom! Pom! 'They would have killed me.'
"The Swarm" by Sylvia Plath
At Thy decree the waters fall—
They hasten at Thy thunder's call;
Down from the rocky heights they gush,
And thro' the thirsty valleys rush
On to the vast receptacle,
Where Thou hast bid the waters dwell.
"Spring: Friday Morning" by John Bowring
My mind is the receptacle for all
The peccadilloes of mine enemies.
I hold them sternly at my beck and call,
Just as I please.
And it was I who hid in that dark lane
And heard them plan the wrecking of the train.
"Aha! Beware" by C J Dennis
Three-sided Ad Panel Receptacle .
You might think the vast majority of 120V receptacles are wired correctly, but that isn't the case.
The only requirements in Part III of Article 210 pertaining to required receptacles in commercial occupancies are in 210.62 and 210.63.
As stipulated in 210.62, one or more receptacles will be required above certain show windows.
Installing receptacles so that no point is more than six feet (1.8 m) from a receptacle outlet is not required in hallways.
The required outdoor receptacles on the front and back of the house are more than 25 feet from the air-conditioning unit.
Part (B) of this section covers the requirements for receptacles installed in the kitchen and other associated areas that will serve portable appliances along with refrigeration equipment.
Since this is much harder than the brass grounding contacts in most receptacles , the pin is not likely to wear out rapidly.
Leviton's USB Charger /Tamper-Resistant Receptacle Offers One-Stop Charging .
The product promises 2.1A of charging power and a 15A/125V tamper-resistant receptacle in one package.
IPhone or other portable device is connected to the other minijack receptacle on the Cube 's front.
A fire in a trash receptacle forced 14 people from two families out of their apartment at 212 Seneca St, Syracuse, this morning.
I'm constantly amazed by the number of boats that are being manufactured today that don't come with some type of trash receptacle.
Tilting Trash Receptacle from Pilot Rock.
Connect the wire to the ground screw of the receptacle.
We do our best to preserve the receptacle PO for our spaces.
Del Pezzo surfaces over Dedekind schemes
Wingless males mate with females within the closed receptacle of their natal ﬁg fruit, which they never leave.
Biological Evolution and Statistical Physics
The jig is the IC receptacle which is a ZIF socket of desired size.
Bipolar Transistor Tester / Digital IC Tester for Physics Lab
Worse, it is progressively clear that this kind of pre-Newtonian calculus are a natural receptacle for quantum mechanics.
Dream of a Christmas lecture
The main panel voltage will be stepped down with localized transformers to supply 120 volts power panels (with surge suppression as may be required) to serve computer loads, ancillary 120 loads and convenience receptacles.
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