noun, plural an·ten·nas for 1, an·ten·nae [an-ten-ee] /ænˈtɛn i/ for 2.
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Origin of antenna
OTHER WORDS FROM antennaan·ten·nal, adjectivepost·an·ten·nal, adjective
Words nearby antenna
Example sentences from the Web for antenna
Internal antennas provide better WiFi coverage, higher speed, and will permanently rid your home of dead zones.Electronics and exercise gear that make excellent gifts|PopSci Commerce Team|October 8, 2020|Popular Science
The handle has the antenna built into it for FM reception, and folds down to act as a stand if you don’t mind your music blasting into the ground or table.Teenage Engineering’s OB-4 ‘magic radio’ is a weird and beautiful wireless speaker|Devin Coldewey|October 1, 2020|TechCrunch
Not only are its signals much stronger at ground level, but the antennas for its microwave frequencies are about 10 times more directional than GPS antennas.SpaceX’s Starlink satellites could make US Army navigation hard to jam|Niall Firth|September 28, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Your hand will block the signal, so the solution to that is multiple antennas that work around your hand position.Qualcomm is bringing 5G to everyone with cheap 5G Snapdragon chips|Ron Amadeo|September 3, 2020|Ars Technica
These are ground-based networks of antennas and GPS receivers.Lightning megaflashes set big new distance and duration records|Carolyn Gramling|July 21, 2020|Science News For Students
The mission itself is simply a small computer powered by solar cells, with an antenna transmitting at 145.980 MHz.Luxembourg and China Team Up on Private Mission to the Moon|Matthew R. Francis|October 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You cannot just come up with a vampire who is green and has an antenna.Vampires without Glitter or Girl Problems: Inside Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Strain’|Andrew Romano|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Holding a portable antenna high over his head, he surveyed the area as it emitted a series of telling bleeps.Borana Joins the Fight to Save Kenya’s Rhinos…and Wants You to Help Too|Joanna Eede|February 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet with the phone simply "on," the scientists found a significant change in brain activity in the areas closest to its antenna.Study Finds Cellphone Radiation Changes Brain Activity|Claudia Kalb|February 22, 2011|DAILY BEAST
His cellphone, he says proudly, is the kind that still has an antenna, and he uses it, naturally, only to make phone calls.
For the antenna and lead-in and ground wires, Jessie purchased three hundred feet of copper wire, number fourteen.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
I discovered a short between the automatic trigger and the ship's secondary communication antenna.Indirection|Everett B. Cole
Arcot pointed toward a tall, oddly-shaped antenna that rose from the highest building of the city.
That antenna is similar to those we found on the planets of the Black Star; it's a heat screen.
After making a careful mark on the setting circle, Jason turned the receiving antenna through one hundred eighty degrees of arc.Deathworld|Harry Harrison