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Receptacle

Re`cep´ta`cle   Pronunciation: rė`sĕp´tå`k'l
n.1.That which serves, or is used, for receiving and containing something, as for examople, a basket, a vase, a bag, a reservoir; a repository.
O sacred receptacle of my joys!
- Shak.
2.(Bot.) The apex of the flower stalk, from which the organs of the flower grow, or into which they are inserted. See Illust. of Flower, and Ovary.
Noun1.receptacle - a container that is used to put or keep things in
2.receptacle - enlarged tip of a stem that bears the floral parts
3.receptacle - an electrical (or electronic) fitting that is connected to a source of power and equipped to receive an insert
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