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Meaning of ANTENNA

Pronunciation:  an'tenu

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  one of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of e.g. insects and crustaceans; typically sensitive to touch and taste
  2. [n]  an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals
  3. [n]  sensitivity similar to that of a receptor organ; "he had a special antenna for public relations"

ANTENNA is a 7 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: aerial, feeler, feeler, transmitting aerial
 See Also: dipole, dipole antenna, directional antenna, electrical device, nondirectional antenna, omnidirectional antenna, receiver, receiving system, sender, sensitiveness, sensitivity, tentacle, transmitter



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\An*ten"na\, n.; pl. {Antenn[ae]}. [L. antenna
sail-yard; NL., a feeler, horn of an insect.] (Zo["o]l.)
A movable, articulated organ of sensation, attached to the
heads of insects and Crustacea. There are two in the former,
and usually four in the latter. They are used as organs of
touch, and in some species of Crustacea the cavity of the ear
is situated near the basal joint. In insects, they are
popularly called horns, and also feelers. The term in also
applied to similar organs on the heads of other arthropods
and of annelids.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: The size and strength of the antenna you see in your dream is important to determine the meaning of it. An antenna represents your communications kills, the bigger and stronger it is, the better communicator you are. You might be feeling that you are not able to communicate efficiently with your collegues, friends or family members, and this is creating some frustration in your life.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: aerials, barb, barbel, barbule, bedspring type, cat whisker, directional antenna, dish, doublet, feed-and-reflector unit, feeler, mast, mattress type, palp, palpus, reflector, rhombic antenna, scanner, strike radar scanner, tactile cell, tactile corpuscle, tactile hair, tactile organ, tactile process, tactor, tower, transmitting antenna, vibrissa, wave antenna