Meaning of “antenna” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “antenna” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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antennanoun [ C ]

us /ænˈten·ə/

antenna noun [ C ] (INSECT)

plural antennae /ænˈten·i/ either of the two long, thin parts attached to the head of an insect that it uses to know what is around it:

fig. Her political antennae helped her answer questions without offending anyone.

antenna noun [ C ] (BROADCASTING)

plural antennas a structure made of metal rods or wires, often positioned on top of a building or vehicle, that receives or sends radio or television signals

(Definition of “antenna” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)