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Noun: transmission  tranz'mi-shun
  1. The act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted
    - transmittal, transmitting
  2. Communication by means of transmitted signals
  3. The fraction of radiant energy that passes through a substance
    - transmittance
  4. An incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted
    - infection, contagion
  5. The gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle
    - transmission system

Derived forms: transmissions

Type of: coefficient, communicating, communication, gear, gear mechanism, incident, sending

Part of: drive line, drive line system

Encyclopedia: Transmission