• Transmission

    Pronunciation

    • enPR: trănsmĭ'shən IPA: /tɹænsˈmɪʃən/, /tɹænzˈmɪʃən/
    • Rhymes: -ɪʃən

    Origin

    From Latin transmissionem (nominative of transmissio), from transmittere.

    Full definition of transmission

    Noun

    transmission

    (plural transmissions)
    1. The act of transmitting, e.g. data or electric power.
    2. The fact of being transmitted.
    3. Something that is transmitted, such as a message, picture or a disease; the sending of such a thing.
    4. (biology) The passage of a nerve impulse across synapses.
    5. (automotive) An assembly of gears through which power is transmitted from the engine to the driveshaft in a motor car
      automobile; a gearbox.
    6. (legal) 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.

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