Antenna ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Antenna ( noun )

  1. A device for receiving or transmitting radio or television signals.
  2. Each of a pair of slender, mobile appendages on the heads of insects, crustaceans, and some other arthropods, used for sensing the environment.

Origin:

Late 18th century: from modern latin, from latin anteanna "sail yard", influenced by greek antēnnē "sail yard, feeler".

Examples:

  1. The television needs a new antenna.
  2. The ship's radar antenna was damaged in the storm.
  3. The insect's antennae were twitching as it searched for food.
  4. The antenna on the car is for the GPS system.
  5. An antenna can be used for both sending and receiving signals.

(As a verb)

Antenna ( verb )

  1. A device for receiving or transmitting radio or television signals.
  2. Each of a pair of slender, mobile appendages on the heads of insects, crustaceans, and some other arthropods, used for sensing the environment.

Origin:

Late 18th century: from modern latin, from latin anteanna "sail yard", influenced by greek antēnnē "sail yard, feeler".

Examples:

  1. The television needs a new antenna.
  2. The ship's radar antenna was damaged in the storm.
  3. The insect's antennae were twitching as it searched for food.
  4. The antenna on the car is for the GPS system.
  5. An antenna can be used for both sending and receiving signals.
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