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"Aerial" is an adjective which is often translated as "aéreo", and "antenna" is a noun which is often translated as "la antena". Learn more about the difference between "aerial" and "antenna" below.
aerial(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (in or from the air)
a. aéreo
The aerial bombardment went on for hours, and when we emerged from the subway, we found our city had been flattened.El bombardeo aéreo duró horas, y cuando salimos del metro, decubrimos que nuestra ciudad había quedado arrasada.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2. (telecommunications) (United Kingdom)
a. la antena
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
There was a bad storm that night, and the aerial was blown down in the wind.Aquella noche hubo tormenta, y el viento derribó la antena.
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antenna(
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nuh
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (anatomy)
a. la antena
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Through the magnifying glass, I could see the millipede wiggling its antennae.A través de la lupa, pude ver el milpiés moviendo sus antenas.
2. (technology)
a. la antena
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The reception on my new phone is much better due to an improved design of the antenna.La recepción de mi teléfono nuevo es mucho mejor gracias a un mejor diseño de la antena.
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