Definitions for: Transmission

[n] the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted
[n] the gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle
[n] communication by means of transmitted signals
[n] an incident is which an infectious disease is transmitted
[n] the fraction of radiant energy that passes through a substance

Webster (1913) Definition: Trans*mis"sion, n. [L. transmissio; cf. F.
transmission. See Transmit.]
1. 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. (Law) 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.

Synonyms: contagion, infection, transmission system, transmittal, transmittance, transmitting

See Also: 4WD, airing, automatic drive, automatic transmission, channel, channels, clutch, coefficient, communicating, communication, conveyance, dissemination, drive line, drive line system, electronic communication, fiber optics, fiberoptics, fibre optics, fibreoptics, fluid drive, forwarding, four-wheel drive, gear, gear case, gear mechanism, gearbox, hydraulic transmission, hydraulic transmission system, impartation, imparting, incident, interrogation, mailing, mass media, media, modulation, multimedia, multimedia system, posting, public exposure, sending, spreading, standard transmission, stick shift, telephotography, transmission channel, uplink

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