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trans·mit / tranzˈmit; trans-/ • v. (-mit·ted , -mit·ting ) [tr.] cause (something) to pass on from one place or person to another: knowledge is transmitted from teacher to student. ∎  broadcast or send out (an electrical signal or a radio or television program): the program was transmitted on October 7. ∎  pass on (a disease or trait) to another: [as adj.] (transmitted) sexually transmitted diseases. ∎  allow (heat, light, sound, electricity, or other energy) to pass through a medium: the three bones transmit sound waves to the inner ear. ∎  communicate or be a medium for (an idea or emotion): the theatrical gift of being able to transmit emotion. DERIVATIVES: trans·mis·si·bil·i·ty / -ˌmisəˈbilitē/ n. ( chiefly Med. ). trans·mis·si·ble / -ˈmisəbəl/ adj. ( chiefly Med. ). trans·mis·sive / -ˈmisiv/ adj. trans·mit·ta·ble adj. trans·mit·tal / -ˈmitl/ n.

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transmit send across a space XIV; pass on by communication XVII; cause to pass through a medium. — L. transmittere.
So transmission XVI. — L. transmissiō, -ōn-; see TRANS-, MISSION.