HyperDic: antenna

English > 3 senses of the word antenna:
NOUNartifactantenna, aerial, transmitting aerialan electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals
attributeantenna, feelersensitivity similar to that of a receptor organ
animalantenna, feelerone of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of e.g. insects and crustaceans
antenna > pronunciation
Soundsaenteh'nah
RhymesAltoona ... zona: 128 rhymes with nah...
English > antenna: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals.
Synonymsaerial, transmitting aerial
Part ofreceiver, receiving systemSet that receives radio or tv signals
transmitter, senderSet used to broadcast radio or tv signals
Narrowerdipole, dipole antennaAn aerial half a wavelength long consisting of two rods connected to a transmission line at the center
directional antennaAn antenna that transmits or receives signals only in a narrow angle
omnidirectional antenna, nondirectional antennaAn antenna that sends or receives signals equally in all directions
Broaderelectrical deviceA device that produces or is powered by electricity
Spanishantena
Catalanantena
Adjectivesantennal, antennaryof or relating to antennae
English > antenna: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningsensitivity similar to that of a receptor organ.
Example"he had a special antenna for public relations"
Synonymfeeler
Broadersensitivity, sensitivenessThe ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment
Spanishdon, sentido
Catalando, sentit
English > antenna: 3 senses > noun 3, animal
MeaningOne of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of e.g. insects and crustaceans; typically sensitive to touch and taste.
Synonymfeeler
BroadertentacleAny of various elongated tactile or prehensile flexible organs that occur on the head or near the mouth in many animals
Spanishantena
Catalanantena
Adjectivesantennal, antennaryof or relating to antennae

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