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 (trăns-mĭt′, trănz-)
v. trans·mit·ted, trans·mit·ting, trans·mits
1. To send from one person, thing, or place to another; convey. See Synonyms at send1.
2. To cause to spread; pass on: transmit an infection.
a. To impart or convey to others by heredity.
b. To impart or convey to others by inheritance.
4. To pass along (news or information); communicate.
a. Electronics To send (a signal), as by wire or radio.
b. Physics To cause (a disturbance) to propagate through a medium.
6. To convey (force or energy) from one part of a mechanism to another.
To send out a signal.

[Middle English transmitten, from Latin trānsmittere : trāns-, trans- + mittere, to send.]

trans·mit′ta·ble adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.transmittable - (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infectiontransmittable - (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection
infectious - easily spread; "fear is exceedingly infectious; children catch it from their elders"- Bertrand Russell
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