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Definition of Antenna


  1. 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.

Antenna Quotations

Kids have what I call a built-in hypocrisy antenna that comes up and blocks out what you're saying when you're being a hypocrite.
Benjamin Carson

The explosion of companies deploying wireless networks insecurely is creating vulnerabilities, as they think it's limited to the office - then they have Johnny Hacker in the parking lot with an 802.11 antenna using the network to send threatening emails to the president!
Kevin Mitnick

I am like a TV antenna. I catch everything that is in the air, and then I do it my way.
Karl Lagerfeld

Comedians are never really on vacation because you're always at attention... that antenna is always out there.
Bob Newhart

I think, because I'm an artist, part of my job is to be a barometer, an antenna. It's in the air and it resonates with a lot of people to lighten up.
Jane Siberry
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Antenna Translations

antenna in Dutch is antenne, voelhoorn, spriet, ra
antenna in French is antenne
antenna in German is Antenne {f}
antenna in Italian is antenne
antenna in Portuguese is antena
antenna in Spanish is antena
antenna in Swedish is antenn, antenn (insekt)
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