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transmission

trans·mis·sion

transmission

 
pronunciation:
traenz mI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of transmitting or the fact of being transmitted.
Washing hands slows the transmission of disease.
similar words:
communication
definition 2: a system of gears that sends power from the engine to the wheels in an automobile, truck, or other vehicle.
definition 3: the sending of radio waves; broadcast.
Transmission ends at midnight on some channels.
similar words:
broadcast
derivation: transmissive (adj.)
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  car, communication