What is reception?

  • (noun): A formal party of people; as after a wedding.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Reception

Reception is a noun form of receiving, or to receive something, such as information, art, experience, or people. It is often used in the following contexts:

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Ultra High Frequency - Advantages and Disadvantages
... The point to point transmission and reception of TV and radio signals is affected by many variables ... affect the signal transmission and the degradation of signal reception ... UHF transmission and reception are enhanced or degraded by tropospheric ducting as the atmosphere warms and cools throughout the day ...
Wedding Reception - Chinese Culture - Timing
... times listed on the invitation 恭候 (greeting) and 入席 (reception) ... ready to receive guests and greet them the second one is the time the reception/banquet will start ... However, if the wedding reception takes place in southern China, Hong Kong, Macau, and even parts of Canada (where there is a large Cantonese population), májiàng might still be ...
Digital Audio Broadcasting - Technology - Protocol Stack - Single-frequency Networks
... Reception difficulties can arise, however, when the relative delay of multipaths exceeds the OFDM guard interval duration, and there are frequent reports ... Low power gap-filler transmitters can be added to an SFN as and when desired in order to improve reception quality, although the way SFNs have been implemented in the UK up ...
Half-Life (video game) - Reception and Legacy
... Reception Aggregate scores Aggregator Score GameRankings 94.28% (PC) 83.23% (PS2) Metacritic 96/100 (PC) 87/100 (PS2) Review scores Publication Score Computer Gaming World Half ... The critical reception of the film was very poor ...
Ken Wilber - Reception
... Wilber is credited with popularizing, if not inventing, the field of Integral Thought, broadening the appeal of a "perennial philosophy" to a much wider audience ... Cultural figures as varied as Bill Clinton, Al Gore, Deepak Chopra, and musician Billy Corgan have mentioned his influence ...

More definitions of "reception":

  • (noun): (American football) the act of catching a pass in football.
    Example: "The tight end made a great reception on the 20 yard line"
  • (noun): The manner in which something is greeted.
    Example: "She did not expect the cold reception she received from her superiors"
    Synonyms: response
  • (noun): The act of receiving.
    Synonyms: receipt
  • (noun): Quality or fidelity of a received broadcast.

Famous quotes containing the word reception:

    He’s leaving Germany by special request of the Nazi government. First he sends a dispatch about Danzig and how 10,000 German tourists are pouring into the city every day with butterfly nets in their hands and submachine guns in their knapsacks. They warn him right then. What does he do next? Goes to a reception at von Ribbentropf’s and keeps yelling for gefilte fish!
    Billy Wilder (b. 1906)

    To the United States the Third World often takes the form of a black woman who has been made pregnant in a moment of passion and who shows up one day in the reception room on the forty-ninth floor threatening to make a scene. The lawyers pay the woman off; sometimes uniformed guards accompany her to the elevators.
    Lewis H. Lapham (b. 1935)

    Aesthetic emotion puts man in a state favorable to the reception of erotic emotion.... Art is the accomplice of love. Take love away and there is no longer art.
    Rémy De Gourmont (1858–1915)