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trans·mis·sion

 (trăns-mĭsh′ən, trănz-)
n.
1.
a. The act or process of transmitting.
b. The fact of being transmitted.
2. Something, such as a message, that is transmitted.
3. An assembly, as in a motor vehicle, that transmits power from an engine to a driving axle, usually having a manually or automatically adjustable mechanism to control the balance of power and speed. Also called gearbox.
4. The sending of a signal, picture, or other information from a transmitter.

[Latin trānsmissiō, trānsmissiōn-, a sending across, from trānsmissus, past participle of trānsmittere, to transmit; see transmit.]

trans·mis′sive (-mĭs′ĭv) adj.

transmission

(trænzˈmɪʃən)
n
1. the act or process of transmitting
2. something that is transmitted
3. (General Physics) the extent to which a body or medium transmits light, sound, or some other form of energy
4. (Mechanical Engineering) the transference of motive force or power
5. (Mechanical Engineering) a system of shafts, gears, torque converters, etc, that transmits power, esp the arrangement of such parts that transmits the power of the engine to the driving wheels of a motor vehicle
6. (Broadcasting) the act or process of sending a message, picture, or other information from one location to one or more other locations by means of radio waves, electrical signals, light signals, etc
7. (Broadcasting) a radio or television broadcast
[C17: from Latin transmissiō a sending across; see transmit]
transˈmissible adj
transˌmissiˈbility n
transˈmissive adj
transˈmissively adv
transˈmissiveness n

trans•mis•sion

(trænsˈmɪʃ ən, trænz-)

n.
1. the act or process of transmitting.
2. the fact of being transmitted.
3. something that is transmitted.
4.
a. the transference of force between machines or mechanisms, often with changes of torque and speed.
b. a compact, enclosed unit of gears or the like for this purpose.
5. the broadcasting of radio waves from one location to another, as from a transmitter to a receiver.
[1605–15; < Latin trānsmissiō trip to the other side =trānsmitt(ere) to send across (see transmit) + -tiō -tion]
trans•mis′sive (-ˈmɪs ɪv) adj.
trans•mis′sive•ly, adv.
trans`mis•siv′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.transmission - the act of sending a messagetransmission - the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted
sending - the act of causing something to go (especially messages)
forwarding - the act of sending on to another destination; "the forwarding of mail to a new address is done automatically"; "the forwarding of resumes to the personnel department"
mailing, posting - the transmission of a letter; "the postmark indicates the time of mailing"
telephotography - transmission and reproduction of photographs and charts and pictures over a distance
2.transmission - communication by means of transmitted signalstransmission - communication by means of transmitted signals
communicating, communication - the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information; "they could not act without official communication from Moscow"
impartation, imparting, conveyance - the transmission of information
airing, dissemination, public exposure, spreading - the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate
channel, transmission channel - a path over which electrical signals can pass; "a channel is typically what you rent from a telephone company"
channels - official routes of communication; "you have to go through channels"
mass medium, medium - (usually plural) transmissions that are disseminated widely to the public
multimedia, multimedia system - transmission that combine media of communication (text and graphics and sound etc.)
electronic communication - communication by computer
fiber optics, fiberoptics, fibre optics, fibreoptics - the transmission of light signals via glass fibers
modulation - (electronics) the transmission of a signal by using it to vary a carrier wave; changing the carrier's amplitude or frequency or phase
check character - a character that is added to the end of a block of transmitted data and used to check the accuracy of the transmission
uplink - a transmission from Earth to a spacecraft or the path of such a transmission
interrogation - a transmission that will trigger an answering transmission from a transponder
3.transmission - the fraction of radiant energy that passes through a substancetransmission - the fraction of radiant energy that passes through a substance
coefficient - a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic
4.transmission - an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted
incident - a single distinct event
5.transmission - the gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axletransmission - the gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle
automatic drive, automatic transmission - a transmission that automatically changes the gears according to the speed of the car
clutch - a coupling that connects or disconnects driving and driven parts of a driving mechanism; "this year's model has an improved clutch"
drive line, drive line system - mechanism that transmits power from the engine to the driving wheels of a motor vehicle
fluid drive - an automotive power coupling
4WD, four-wheel drive - a transmission that provides power directly to all four wheels of a motor vehicle
gear mechanism, gear - a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle)
gear box, gear case, gearbox - the shell (metal casing) in which a train of gears is sealed
hydraulic transmission, hydraulic transmission system - a transmission that depends on a hydraulic system
standard transmission, stick shift - a transmission that is operated manually with a gear lever and a clutch pedal

transmission

noun
2. broadcasting, showing, putting out, relaying, sending The transmission of the programme was brought forward.
3. programme, broadcast, show, production, telecast A webcast is a transmission using the internet.
Translations
إرْسال باللاسِلْكيعُلْبَةُ التُّروسنَقْل
přenospřevodovkavysílání
gearkasseoverførseltransmission
ülekanne
lähetystartuntavaihdelaatikko
mjenjačka kutija
útsendingútsending; útbreiîsla
ギアボックス
기어박스
växellåda
กระปุกเกียร์
hộp số

transmission

[trænzˈmɪʃən]
A. N (Rad, TV, Aut) → transmisión f
B. CPD transmission shaft N (Aut) → eje m de transmisión

transmission

[trænzˈmɪʃən] n
(= passing on) [data, disease] → transmission f
(= broadcast) → retransmission f
(= broadcasting) → retransmission f
[car] → transmission f

transmission

n
(= transmitting)Übertragung f; (through heredity) → Vererbung f; (of news)Übermittlung f; (of heat)Leitung f; (= programme)Sendung f
(Aut) → Getriebe nt

transmission

:
transmission belt
n (Tech) → Treibriemen f
transmission error
n (Comput) → Übertragungsfehler m
transmission gear
n (Tech) → Wechselgetriebe nt
transmission rate
n (Telec, Comput) → Übertragungsrate for -geschwindigkeit f
transmission shaft
nKardanwelle f

transmission

[trænzˈmɪʃn] n (Aut, TV, Radio) → trasmissione f

transmit

(trӕnzˈmit) past tense, past participle transˈmitted verb
1. to pass on. He transmitted the message; Insects can transmit disease.
2. to send out (radio or television signals, programmes etc). The programme will be transmitted at 5.00 p.m.
transˈmission (-ʃən) noun
1. the act of transmitting. the transmission of disease / radio signals.
2. a radio or television broadcast.
transˈmitter noun
an apparatus for transmitting, or a person who transmits. a radio transmitter.

transmission

عُلْبَةُ التُّروس převodovka gearkasse Schaltgetriebe κιβώτιο ταχυτήτων caja de cambios vaihdelaatikko boîte de vitesses mjenjačka kutija cambio ギアボックス 기어박스 versnellingsbak girkasse skrzynia biegów caixa de engrenagem, caixa de velocidades коробка передач växellåda กระปุกเกียร์ vites kutusu hộp số 齿轮箱

trans·mis·sion

n. transmisión, acto de transmitir o transferir tal como una enfermedad contagiosa o hereditaria;
droplet ______ por instilación;
pathogen ______ patógena;
placental ______ placentaria;
___ by contact___ por contacto.

transmission

n transmisión f
References in periodicals archive ?
There are three broad mechanisms by which organisms can be transmitted in healthcare settings:[4] contact, droplet transmission and airborne transmission.
Because droplets do not remain suspended in the air, special air handling and ventilation are not required to prevent droplet transmission; that is, droplet transmission must not be confused with airborne transmission.
They have longer incubation periods, making infected passengers potentially symptom free and unaware that they are infected at the time of travel, even though they can spread disease by droplet transmission.
These viruses [referring to Ebola and another similar hemorrhagic fever, Lassa] have long incubation periods, making infected passengers potentially symptom free and unaware that they are infected at the time of travel even though they can spread disease by droplet transmission.
Experimental adaptation of an influenza H5 HA confers respiratory droplet transmission to a reassortant H5 HA/H1N1 virus in ferrets.