English version

feeler in Insects topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfeelerfeel‧er /ˈfiːlə $ -ər/ noun [countable usually plural] 🔊 🔊 1 HBIone of the two long things on an insect’s head that it uses to feel or touch things. Some sea animals also have feelers.2 put out feelers
Examples from the Corpus
feelerClive felt delicate feelers worming through his mind, draining his pain, his fear.Sea-anglers dot the foreshore, their rods like the jittery feelers of crayfish or the dials of a Geiger counter.Hanoi, meanwhile, had sent out peace feelers.