radio receiver

Definitions of radio receiver
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n an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals

Synonyms:
radio, radio set, receiving set, tuner, wireless
Types:
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clock radio
a radio that includes a clock that can be set to turn it on automatically
crystal set
an early radio receiver using a crystal detector
heterodyne receiver, superhet, superheterodyne receiver
a radio receiver that combines a locally generated frequency with the carrier frequency to produce a supersonic signal that is demodulated and amplified
push-button radio
a radio receiver that can be tuned by pressing buttons
Type of:
receiver, receiving system
set that receives radio or tv signals

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