The position in which one is subject to an often unpleasant action or effect.
Elderly patients on the receiving end of Medicare cutbacks.
Receiving-end Sentence Examples
At the receiving end there are two telephone receivers, one joined in the loop circuit, the other in the earth return circuit.
At the receiving end of the circuit a shaft is coupled to the motor; this is provided with gearing which rotates four combining commutators and four type-wheels, which print the letters on the band of paper.
Each transmitter is therefore able to transmit a separate series of positive and negative currents in different combinations; these are distributed, by suitably arranged distributors and relays at the receiving end of the line, into their respective receivers.
At the receiving end are a similar antenna and resonant circuit, and a telephone is connected across one part of the latter through an automatic interrupting device called by Poulsen a " ticker."
The Iraqi dictator has been on the receiving end of punitive sanctions for ten years now.