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Definition of Antenna

Antenna
Antenna An*ten"na, n.; pl. Antenn[ae]. [L. antenna sail-yard; NL., a feeler, horn of an insect.] (Zo["o]l.) 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.

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- Antenna (pl. antennas or antennae) may refer to: Antenna (radio), also known as an aerial, a transducer designed to transmit or receive electromagnetic...
- to the antenna's terminals, and the antenna radiates the energy from the current as electromagnetic waves (radio waves). In reception, an antenna intercepts...
- A parabolic antenna is an antenna that uses a parabolic reflector, a curved surface with the cross-sectional shape of a parabola, to direct the radio...
- Antenna TV is an American digital subchannel television network owned by Nexstar Media Group. The network's programming consists of cl****ic television...
- telecommunications a dipole antenna or doublet is the simplest and most widely used cl**** of antenna. The dipole is any one of a cl**** of antennas producing a radiation...
- A loop antenna is a radio antenna consisting of a loop or coil of wire, tubing receiving predominantly the magnetic component of the electromagnetic wave...
- A directional antenna or beam antenna is an antenna which radiates or receives greater power in specific directions allowing increased performance and...
- In electromagnetics, an antenna's power gain or simply gain is a key performance number which combines the antenna's directivity and electrical efficiency...
- A monopole antenna is a cl**** of radio antenna consisting of a straight rod-shaped conductor, often mounted perpendicularly over some type of conductive...
- Antenna tuner, matching network, matchbox, transmatch, antenna tuning unit (ATU), antenna coupler, and feedline coupler are all equivalent names for a...
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