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Noun: antenna (antennae,antennas)  an'te-nu
  1. An electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals
    - aerial, transmitting aerial
  2. Sensitivity similar to that of a receptor organ
    "he had a special antenna for public relations";
    - feeler
  3. One of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of e.g. insects and crustaceans; typically sensitive to touch and taste
    - feeler

Derived forms: antennae, antennas

Type of: electrical device, sensitiveness, sensitivity, tentacle

Part of: receiver, receiving system, sender, transmitter

Encyclopedia: Antenna