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antenna

an te nuh

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

  • Cluttering rooftops, bristling from satellites and planes, protruding from walkie-talkies and TV sets, antennas are both a symbol and a necessity of the communications age.
  • The wi-fi antenna is a solitary 18-in.
  • Using credit-card-size antennas and existing fiber-optic-cable networks to provide perfect indoor coverage, these wireless systems mimic landlines by offering universal access .
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  • Garrett Reisman in msnbc.com
    The mission is going really well,said Atlantis astronaut Garrett Reisman. "We've got a new antenna on the space station, a new six-back of batteries, a new module docked to the station and generally have defeated the forces of evil. So...
  • Bernard Sanders in FOXNews
    Winter in Vermont is not when you want to be installing a rooftop antenna,said Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., who is sponsoring a bill that would, among other things, expand the coupon program to help subsidize antenna purchases and...
  • Steve Jobs in Seattle Times (blog)
    Gripping any phone will result in some attenuation of its antenna performance, depending on the placement of the antennas,Mr. Dowling said. "This is a fact of life for every wireless phone."

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