What is Receptacle?
Receptacle definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a container, device, etc., that receives or holds something: a receptacle for trash.
Botany. the modified or expanded portion of the stem or axis that bears the organs of a single flower or the florets of a flower head.
Electricity. a contact device installed at an outlet for the connection of a portable lamp, appliance, or other electric device by means of a plug and flexible cord.