[opendtv] antenna antennas

  • From: "Manfredi, Albert E" <albert.e.manfredi@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "OpenDTV (E-mail)" <opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2004 13:18:06 -0400

From http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=3Dantenna and
other sources (e.g. Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary):

an=B7ten=B7na

n. pl. an=B7ten=B7nae (-tn)

Zoology. One of the paired, flexible, segmented sensory
appendages on the head of an insect, myriapod, or crustacean
functioning primarily as an organ of touch. Something likened
to this sensory appendage, as in function or form: sensitive
public relations antennae.

pl. an=B7ten=B7nas

A metallic apparatus for sending or receiving electromagnetic
waves.
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So bottom line. If you want to talk about insects, it's
antennae. But if you want to talk DTV, it's antennas.

Bert
 
 
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