(chemistry) The portion of an alembic or other still in which the distilled liquid is collected.
One who receives blood, tissue, or an organ from a donor.
Other Word Forms
Origin of recipient
Latin recipiēnsrecipient-present participle ofrecipereto receivereceive
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin stem of recipiens, present participle of recipere (“to receive")
Recipient Sentence Examples
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.
He was continually employed on diplomatic errands until 1455, when, owing apparently to ill-health, he received apartments in the palace of the counts of Hainaut at Salle-le-Comte, Valenciennes, with a con siderable pension, on condition that the recipient should put in writing "choses nouvelles et morales," and a chronicle of notable events.
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.