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Receptacle meaning
[ri-sep-tuh-kuh l]
Definitions of receptacle is:
  • noun receptacle
    a container, device, etc., that receives or holds something: a receptacle for trash.
  • noun receptacle
    Botany. the modified or expanded portion of the stem or axis that bears the organs of a single flower or the florets of a flower head.
  • noun receptacle
    Electricity. a contact device installed at an outlet for the connection of a portable lamp, appliance, or other electric device by means of a plug and flexible cord.