direct transmission


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Noun1.direct transmission - a transmission mechanism in which the infectious agent is transferred directly into the body via touching or biting or kissing or sexual intercourse or by droplets entering the eye or nose or mouth
transmission mechanism - any mechanism whereby an infectious agent is spread from a reservoir to a human being
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The PU's utility with cooperative transmission should be larger than its utility with direct transmission [U.
For allowing me to breathe and live another day, so I can give what, for me, is a direct transmission.
There is evidence now that majority of multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) cases are occurring due to direct transmission.
DFON facilitates the direct transmission of the internet data to our gateway, providing subscribers fast and reliable internet experience.
It is direct transmission and not sustained human-to-human-transmission.
As we have mentioned on previous occasions, heavy government energy subsidies means that there is limited direct transmission between changes in prices in international markets to those in domestic markets in MENA.
Moynihan ruefully remembered the euphoric expectation of ''the direct transmission of social science into governmental policy.
Availability of High-voltage Switchgear for Direct Transmission
The device is described as producing a characteristic optical effect such that: 'the incident light is deflected by scattering and/or by diffraction from direct reflection or direct transmission or the zeroth order of diffraction in such a way that a second colour different from the first colour, more particularly a second colour complementary to the first colour, is generated upon viewing in direct reflection or direct transmission or in the zeroth order of diffraction'.
The transduced signal can be transmitted in several ways such as direct transmission through cables, optical fiber, or wirelessly.
Increased sensory feedback due to the direct transmission of forces and vibrations to the bone (osseoperception)