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synonyms for antennae

  • receiver
  • wire
  • aerial
  • whip
  • bird snapper
  • bullwhip
  • rabbit ears
  • sky wire
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The antennae are ciliated, whitish above, and brownish beneath.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
The antennae of this beautiful species are black, very slender at the base, and thick towards the extremity.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
She quietly polishes her wings and curls her antennae by pulling them while standing on them with her fore-tarsi.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
The antennae quiver; the wings, raised above the back, continually beat one against the other.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
She returns, puts out her head and, seizing her prey by the antennae, warehouses it by dragging backwards.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
The effect is instantaneous: total inertia, except of the appendages of the head, the antennae and mouth-parts.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
The other two keep perfectly fresh and move their antennae and palpi at the touch of a straw.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
You remember Neave's hands—thin, sallow, dry, with long inquisitive fingers thrown out like antennae?
TALES OF MEN AND GHOSTSEDITH WHARTON
They stood back against the walls of the cavern chamber, their wings folded, the antennae on their orange foreheads waving gently.
THE WINGED MEN OF ORCONDAVID R. SPARKS
She straightened the antennae, drew each leg into position and set it in perfectly lifelike manner.
A GIRL OF THE LIMBERLOSTGENE STRATTON PORTER
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