The act by which something is received; reception.
Receiving Sentence Examples
It is continually receiving new life and motion from above.
The P Line Receiving Instrument R FIG.
When Dean questioned her, she told of receiving a phone call concerning that same property some weeks earlier.
But receiving no orders, he remained for some time in that rigid position.
Like Kepler and all his contemporaries he believed in astrology, and he certainly also had some faith in the power of magic, for there is extant a deed written in his own handwriting containing a contract between himself and Robert Logan of Restalrig, a turbulent baron of desperate character, by which Napier undertakes "to serche and sik out, and be al craft and ingyne that he dow, to tempt, trye, and find out" some buried treasure supposed to be hidden in Logan's fortress at Fastcastle, in consideration of receiving one-third part of the treasure found by his aid.