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(chemistry) The portion of an alembic or other still in which the distilled liquid is collected.
Latin recipiēns recipient- present participle of recipere to receive receive
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin stem of recipiens, present participle of recipere (“to receive")
He has also been the recipient of many foreign orders.
Unless there be faith in the recipient, an understanding of the meaning of the sacrament and an acceptance of it, it is valueless or harmful.
He was the recipient of nearly every academic distinction that can be conferred upon an eminent man of science.
When the waves are convergent and the recipient screen is placed so as to contain the centre of convergency - the image of the original radiant point, the calculation assumes a less complicated form.
He had nearly forgotten the young lady, the recipient of Jeffrey Byrne's kindness.
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