receptacle :

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ruh sep tuh kuhl

  • n  a container that is used to put or keep things in
  • n  enlarged tip of a stem that bears the floral parts
  • n  an electrical (or electronic) fitting that is connected to a source of power and equipped to receive an insert

  • Aoyama (Ryo Ishibashi) is a lonely widow looking for a mate, a dream girl, or perhaps merely a receptacle for his misery.
  • Rusty-James' girlfriend (Diane Lane) is a mere receptacle for his careless abuse; his best friend (Vincent Spano) is a cowardly grind seduced by Rusty-James' danger.
  • Long treated as a convenient receptacle for industrial runoff, the Han is slowly being integrated into the daily life of the city's inhabitants.
News & Articles

  • ‘Coins to Cure Cancer’ Selected as Winner of The Jimmy Fund® Big Ideas Contest
    The plan outlining the creation of a donation receptacle to collect spare change at airports is the grand prize winner of the Jimmy Fund Big Ideas Contest. Coins to Cure Cancer, submitted by Sung Park, Chestnut Hill, Mass., was one of more than 150 entries submitted this spring.
    June 10, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Mosaic stained glass art panels decorate downtown trash receptacles
    Sometime in the next few days, artist Ella Rhoades expects to tamp into place and grout the last of the 18 stained glass mosaics that will beautify the humblest of urban features — the sidewalk trash receptacle.
    June 7, 2013 - Corvallis Gazette-Times
  • Suspect in arson sentenced to prison
    A man who attempted to sleep in a garbage receptacle recently pleaded guilty to third-degree arson and battery.
    June 6, 2013 - The Huntington Herald-Dispatch

  • Andrew Jackson in Prince George Citizen
    But Jackson, who was appointed Florida's military governor as it became a territory, warned it would continue to "be a receptacle for rogues, murderers, and runaway Negroes" if more military campaigns weren't waged.
  • Barack Obama in Washington Post
    I'm clear about my own identity,Obama said in an interview last week. "I do think that I've become a receptacle for a lot of other people's issues that they need to work out. . . . I've been living with this stuff my whole life."
  • Pablo Picasso in Minneapolis City Pages
    21): "The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place," said Pablo Picasso, "from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing stranger, from a spider's web."

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