What does the word antenna mean?

Usage examples for antenna

  1. In this instant, Alan jammed his hands into an insect hill and hurled the pile of dirt and insects directly at the robot's antenna. – Survival Tactics by Al Sevcik
  2. But although he laughed at my 'fancies, ' I could not but notice he was always getting me to tell them, yet as if for some end of his own which I never could discover; for often when he had set me going in this way, I could feel myself pushed forth from him, as if I were the antenna of some insect with which he was exploring unknown regions, and making in his own wise head conclusions with which I had nothing to do. – The Magician's Show Box and Other Stories by Lydia Maria Child
  3. The antenna was next. – The Flying Stingaree by Harold Leland Goodwin