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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Two or more slender feelers on the head of an insect.

Usage examples (36)
  • Do spiders have antennae?
  • The WiFi coverage was good, with high-gain antennae on both the main office and the bath house.
  • I extended the set of antennae from the bottom of the device and attached the sucker-like tips to the nearest tower.
  • Some writers say the antennae are the seat of scent, touch, and hearing. for more
Tutoring comment
  • A radio's "antenna" (one) brings in sound signals, but an insect's "antennae" (plural, because they occur in pairs) collect information for survival.
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