What is another word for receptacles?

Pronunciation: [ɹɪsˈɛptəkə͡lz] (IPA)

Receptacles are objects that are used to hold or contain something. There are several synonyms for the word "receptacles" which include containers, vessels, holders, recepters, bins, buckets, boxes, jars, and pouches. Containers can be made with various materials, such as plastic, glass, metal, or wood. They can be used for a variety of purposes, including storing food, liquids, or other items. Vessels are usually used to contain liquids and are made from materials such as glass, clay, or metal. Holders are objects used to hold something in place or support it. Recepters, bins, and buckets are often used in industrial or larger scale applications. Boxes, jars, and pouches are used to store smaller items or for transportation purposes.

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Usage examples for Receptacles

Rummaging in the various drawers and receptacles of the desk, he comes across a small bracelet,-a delicate circlet to which is suspended a crystal locket containing a four-leaved clover.
"Erlach Court"
Ossip Schubin
The prepared food is put into one of the food receptacles belonging to the cooker and is placed over a fire, until it has boiled for a few minutes.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Management"
Ministry of Education
That momentous question decided and the attractive points of the three little bunches of fur having been set forth by Harry, Roy made the rounds of the "cages," as he called the various boxes and receptacles which held the pets.
"The Crimson Sweater"
Ralph Henry Barbour

Famous quotes with Receptacles

  • Women have more to offer this world than just a fallopian tube. Nothing is going to change until you quit looking at us as just sperm receptacles.
    Barbara Hall
  • It appears that soon after the introduction of bowling-alleys they were productive of very evil consequences; for they became not only exceedingly numerous, but were often attached to places of public resort, which rendered them the receptacles of idle and dissolute persons; and were the means of promoting a pernicious spirit of gambling among the younger and most unwary part of the community. The little room required for making these bowling-alleys was no small cause of their multiplication, particularly in great towns and cities. In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries these nurseries of vice were universally decried, and especially such of them as were established within the city and suburbs of London, where the ill effects arising from them were most extensive.
    Joseph Strutt

Related words: trash cans, waste receptacles, rubbish bins, garbage cans, rubbish bins, recycling bins, disposable receptacles, waste disposal receptacles

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