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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

trans•mittrænsˈmɪt, trænz-(v.)-mit•ted, -mit•ting.

  1. (v.t.)to send or forward, as to a recipient or destination.

  2. to communicate, as information.

    Category: Telegraphy and Telephony

  3. to pass or spread (disease, infection, etc.) to another.

    Category: Pathology

  4. to pass on (a genetic characteristic) from parent to offspring.

    Category: Genetics

  5. to cause (light, heat, sound, etc.) to pass through a medium. to permit (light, heat, etc.) to pass through: to convey or pass along (an impulse, force, motion, etc.).

    Glass transmits light.

    Category: Physics

  6. Radio and Television. to emit (electromagnetic waves).

    Category: Radio and Television

  7. (v.i.)to send a signal by radio waves or by wire.

    Category: Telegraphy and Telephony, Radio and Television

Origin of transmit:

1350–1400; < L trānsmittere to send across =trāns-trans - +mittere to send


Princeton's WordNet

  1. transmission, transmittal, transmitting(noun)

    the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted


  1. transmittal(Noun)

    the act of transmitting a message; a transmission

Webster Dictionary

  1. Transmittal(noun)


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