Meaning of ANTENNA in English
— antennal , adj.
/an ten"euh/ , n. , pl. antennas for 1, antennae /-ten"ee/ for 2.
1. a conductor by which electromagnetic waves are sent out or received, consisting commonly of a wire or set of wires; aerial.
2. Zool. one of the jointed, movable, sensory appendages occurring in pairs on the heads of insects and most other arthropods. See diag. under insect .
[ 1640-50; ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012