What does transmission mean?

Definitions for transmission
trænsˈmɪʃ ən, trænz-trans·mis·sion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word transmission.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. transmission, transmittal, transmitting(noun)

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

  2. transmission(noun)

    communication by means of transmitted signals

  3. transmittance, transmission(noun)

    the fraction of radiant energy that passes through a substance

  4. infection, contagion, transmission(noun)

    an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted

  5. transmission, transmission system(noun)

    the gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle

Wiktionary

  1. transmission(Noun)

    The act of transmitting, e.g. data or electric power.

    Etymology: From transmissionem (nominative of transmissio), from transmittere.

  2. transmission(Noun)

    The fact of being transmitted.

    Etymology: From transmissionem (nominative of transmissio), from transmittere.

  3. transmission(Noun)

    Something that is transmitted, such as a message, picture or a disease; the sending of such a thing.

    Etymology: From transmissionem (nominative of transmissio), from transmittere.

  4. transmission(Noun)

    The passage of a nerve impulse across synapses.

    Etymology: From transmissionem (nominative of transmissio), from transmittere.

  5. transmission(Noun)

    An assembly of gears through which power is transmitted from the engine to the driveshaft in a motor car / automobile; a gearbox.

    Etymology: From transmissionem (nominative of transmissio), from transmittere.

  6. transmission(Noun)

    The right possessed by an heir or legatee of transmitting to his successor(s) any inheritance, legacy, right, or privilege, to which he is entitled, even if he should die without enjoying or exercising it.

    Etymology: From transmissionem (nominative of transmissio), from transmittere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Transmission(noun)

    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

  2. Transmission(noun)

    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

Freebase

  1. Transmission

    In telecommunications, transmission is the process of sending and propagating an analogue or digital information signal over a physical point-to-point or point-to-multipoint transmission medium, either wired, optical fiber or wireless. Transmission technologies and schemes typically refer to physical layer protocol duties such as modulation, demodulation, line coding, equalization, error control, bit synchronization and multiplexing, but the term may also involve higher-layer protocol duties, for example, digitizing an analog message signal, and source coding. Transmission of a digital message, or of a digitized analog signal, is known as data transmission or digital communication. One transmission is the sending of a signal with limited duration, for example a block or packet of data, a phone call, or an email.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. transmission

    The property in a merchantman, or a share therein, transmitted in consequence of the authenticated death, bankruptcy, or insolvency of any registered owner.

Editors Contribution

  1. transmission

    The act and process of to transmit.

    The satellite transmission was accurate and crystal clear.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 11, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'transmission' in Nouns Frequency: #2175

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How to say transmission in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of transmission in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of transmission in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of transmission in a Sentence

  1. Adela Camacho de Torrebiarte:

    What we are trying to do is make more transparent the process of sponsorship, of transmission rights and of any other activity that generates funds, according to the new model of FIFA statutes.

  2. The CDC:

    Due to extensive community transmission of COVID -19 in the area, CDC urges residents of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut to refrain from non-essential domestic travel for 14 days effective immediately.

  3. Tom Talbot:

    Given the rise in measles cases in the U.S. and the risk of transmission in healthcare facilities, the problems with pertussis, and the decreasing rate of immunization of health care workers against hepatitis B, this expansion is essential.

  4. Gabriel Leung:

    The short-sighted rate in Hong Kong is the highest in the world. So, mostly everyone has small protection - glasses, this is not a perfect measure, but can let you prevent from the droplet transmission to a certain extent.

  5. Craig McClure:

    The gains we have made on preventing mother-to-child transmission are laudable and to be celebrated, immediate investments are needed to get lifesaving treatment to children and adolescents who are infected.

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Translations for transmission

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  • انتقالArabic
  • převodovka, přenos, vysíláníCzech
  • Getriebe, ÜbertragungGerman
  • μετάδοση, ταχύτητες, διάδοση, κιβώτιο ταχυτήτων, μεταβίβασηGreek
  • caja de cambiosSpanish
  • ülekanneEstonian
  • انتقالPersian
  • voimansiirto, vaihteisto, välittäminen, lähettäminen, tarttuminen, siirtyminen, välittyminen, tartuttaminen, siirto, tartunta, lähetysFinnish
  • boite de vitesses, transmissionFrench
  • transmisiónGalician
  • transmisiIndonesian
  • 変速機, トランスミッション, 伝送, 転送, 変速装置Japanese
  • კოლოფიGeorgian
  • transmissão, caixa de câmbioPortuguese
  • transmisie, angrenaj, transmitereRomanian
  • коробка передач, коробка переключения передач, перенос, передача, трансмиссия, пересылкаRussian
  • пренос, mjenjač, menjač, мењач, трансмисија, мјењачSerbo-Croatian
  • transmission, överföring, växellådaSwedish

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