whip antenna

whip antenna
noun Date: 1942 a flexible vertical rod radio antenna

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  • Whip antenna — on car A whip antenna is an antenna consisting of a single straight flexible wire or rod, often mounted above some type of conducting surface called a ground plane.[1] The bottom end of the whip is connected to the radio receiver or transmitter.… …   Wikipedia

  • whip antenna — 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

  • whip antenna — rimbinė antena statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. whip antenna vok. Peitschenantenne, f rus. гибкая штыревая антенна, f pranc. antenne fouet, f …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • whip antenna — antenna that is used mainly for vehicles and mobile communications devices …   English contemporary dictionary

  • whip antenna — A long, thin, flexible aerial …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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  • Antenna (radio) — Whip antenna on car …   Wikipedia

  • whip — [hwip, wip] vt. whipped or whipt, whipping [ME whippen < MDu wippen, to swing, move up and down < IE * weib , to turn, swing: see VIBRATE] 1. to move, pull, jerk, snatch, throw, etc. suddenly: usually with out, off, up, etc. [to whip out a… …   English World dictionary

  • Whip-a-way — (tm):ConsumerA seven (7) section, tubular, folding whip antenna. A plastic covered cable (or braided plastic cord) under spring tension is threaded through the sections to keep them together when assembled for operation and prevent their… …   Wikipedia

  • Whip (disambiguation) — Whip or WHIP may refer to:Weapons* A whip is a stick, cord or strap, usually with a stiff handle, used for striking or as an animal training aid. * Flagellation, punishment using a whip * Riding crop, a short, stiff whip used in certain… …   Wikipedia

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