antennae
The second pair of antennae [Brusca and Brusca, 2002].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • antennae — Latinate plural of ANTENNA (Cf. antenna); see AE (Cf. ae) …   Etymology dictionary

  • antennae —  , antennas  Either is correct as the plural of antenna, but generally antennae is preferred for living organisms ( a beetle’s antennae ) and antennas for manmade objects ( radio antennas made possible the discovery of quarks ) …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • antennae — ribokliai statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Prie tinklinio tinklo, virš aikštės šoninių linijų pritvirtinti (80 cm virš tinklo) lankstūs, ryškiaspalviai stiklo audinio 1,8 m strypeliai. Ribokliai riboja žaidimo plotą iš šonų ir …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • Antennae — Antenna An*ten na, n.; pl. {Antenn[ae]}. [L. antenna sail yard; NL., a feeler, horn of an insect.] 1. (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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • antennae — noun /ænˈtɛnaɪ/ .<ref name= COED def >The Concise Oxford English Dictionary [Eleventh Edition]</ref> Syn: antennas …   Wiktionary

  • antennae — an·ten·na || æn tenÉ™ n. conductor, signal receiver; feeler, sensory organ in insects and some arthropods …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antennae — the faculty of instinctively detecting and interpreting subtle signs: → antenna …   English new terms dictionary

  • ANTENNAE — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Antennae Galaxies — NGC 4038 (left) NGC 4039 (right) Observation data (J2000 epoch) Constellation Corvus …   Wikipedia

  • antennae, antennas —    Either is correct as the plural of antenna, but generally antennae is preferred for living organisms ( a beetles antennae ) and antennas for manmade objects ( radio antennas made possible the discovery of pulsars ) …   Dictionary of troublesome word

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”