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antena
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antena(
ahn
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nah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (receptor)
a. antenna
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La televisión dejó de funcionar cuando un rayó cayó en la antena.The TV stopped working when lightning hit the antenna.
b. aerial (United Kingdom)
Cuando la antena se mueve con el viento, perdemos la señal de televisión.Whenever the aerial swings with the wind, we lose the TV signal.
2. (animal anatomy)
a. antenna
Las hormigas perciben los olores a través de sus antenas.Ants perceive smells through their antennas.
b. feeler
Toqué la atena del caracol y se hizo más pequeña.I touched the feeler of the snail and it shrunk.
3. (nautical)
a. lateen yard
Antiguamente muchos barcos estaban equipados con una antena.In the past many boats were equipped with a lateen-yard.
antenas
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(hearing)
a. ears
Mi madre sacó las antenas para intentar enterarse de lo que estamos hablando.My mother opened her ears to try to figure out what we were talking about.
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antena
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (rad & tv)
a. aerial, antenna
estar/salir en antenato be/go on the air
antena colectivaaerial shared by all the inhabitants of a block of flats CATV
antena parabólicasatellite dish
2. (de animal)
a. antenna
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antena
1 (Zoología) feeler; antenna
tener antena para (intuición) to have a feeling for; have a nose for
2 (Náutica) lateen yard
3 (Rad) (TV) (Telec) aerial; antenna
estar en antena to be on the air; permanecer en antena to stay on the air; salir en antena to go out on the air; be broadcast; el programa es el sexto en duración en antena the programme is the sixth longest-running on TV
antena colectiva communal aerial
antena de televisión television aerial
antena direccional antena dirigida directional aerial
antena emisora transmitting aerial
antena encerrada built-in aerial
antena interior indoor aerial
antena parabólica satellite dish; dish antenna; (EEUU)
antena receptora receiving aerial
4 antenas (oídos) ears
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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