Meaning of ANTENNA in English


an ‧ ten ‧ na /ænˈtenə/ BrE AmE noun [countable]

[ Date: 1600-1700 ; Language: Latin ; Origin: 'pole holding up a sail' ]

1 . ( plural antennae /-niː/) one of two long thin parts on an insect’s head, that it uses to feel things

2 . ( plural antennas or antennae ) a wire ↑ rod etc used for receiving radio and television signals SYN aerial :

television antennas

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