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Definitions of transmission

  1. the fraction of radiant energy that passes through a substance Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. communication by means of transmitted signals Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. The act of transmitting, or the state of being transmitted; as, the transmission of letters, writings, papers, news, and the like, from one country to another; the transmission of rights, titles, or privileges, from father to son, or from one generation to another. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The right possessed by an heir or legatee of transmitting to his successor or successors any inheritance, legacy, right, or privilege, to which he is entitled, even if he should die without enjoying or exercising it. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. The act of passing, or the state of being passed, through or over; that part of the mechanism of an automobile which transfers the power from the engine to the driving shaft. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. The act of sending, or being sent, from one to another; passage through. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for transmission

  1. Transmission of radio signals over short distances is best accomplished by short wave- lengths but over long distances by the longer wave- lengths. – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  2. The type for the paper continued to be set up in Paris, and, after a certain quantity had been printed off each week, for transmission by post and otherwise, the matrices from the type were brought over to me by carefully selected agents from Paris. – The Life Story of an Old Rebel by John Denvir
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