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Antenna   /æntˈɛnə/   Listen
Antenna

noun
(pl. antennae)
1.
An electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals.  Synonyms: aerial, transmitting aerial.
2.
Sensitivity similar to that of a receptor organ.  Synonym: feeler.
3.
One of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of e.g. insects and crustaceans; typically sensitive to touch and taste.  Synonym: feeler.



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"Antenna" Quotes from Famous Books



... the rock about which Tom spoke," Jack pointed out. "They have hooked up through this. And the antenna, I suppose, is on top of the ...
— The Radio Boys on the Mexican Border • Gerald Breckenridge

... oneness of silence; words seemed the rankest superfluities. Eloquence flowed in soundless chant from heart of master to disciple. With an antenna of irrefragable insight I sensed that my guru knew God, and would lead me to Him. The obscuration of this life disappeared in a fragile dawn of prenatal memories. Dramatic time! Past, present, and future are its cycling scenes. This was not the first ...
— Autobiography of a YOGI • Paramhansa Yogananda

... the same species if belonging to different communities. I have over and over again introduced Ants from one of my nests into another nest of the same species, and they were invariably attacked, seized by a leg or an antenna, and dragged out. ...
— The Beauties of Nature - and the Wonders of the World We Live In • Sir John Lubbock



Words linked to "Antenna" :   sensitiveness, tentacle, electrical device, receiving system, dipole, receiver, transmitter, sender, sensitivity



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