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English Dictionary: transmission by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
transmission
n
  1. the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted
    Synonym(s): transmission, transmittal, transmitting
  2. communication by means of transmitted signals
  3. the fraction of radiant energy that passes through a substance
    Synonym(s): transmittance, transmission
  4. an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted
    Synonym(s): infection, contagion, transmission
  5. the gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle
    Synonym(s): transmission, transmission system
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Transmission \Trans*mis"sion\, n. [L. transmissio; cf. F.
      transmission. See {Transmit}.]
      1. The act of transmitting, or the state of being
            transmitted; as, the transmission of letters, writings,
            papers, news, and the like, from one country to another;
            the transmission of rights, titles, or privileges, from
            father to son, or from one generation to another.
  
      2. (Law) The right possessed by an heir or legatee of
            transmitting to his successor or successors any
            inheritance, legacy, right, or privilege, to which he is
            entitled, even if he should die without enjoying or
            exercising it.
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