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English Dictionary: transmit by the DICT Development Group
2 results for transmit
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. transfer to another; "communicate a disease" [syn: convey, transmit, communicate]
  2. transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"
    Synonym(s): impart, conduct, transmit, convey, carry, channel
  3. broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this X-rated song"
    Synonym(s): air, send, broadcast, beam, transmit
  4. send from one person or place to another; "transmit a message"
    Synonym(s): transmit, transfer, transport, channel, channelize, channelise
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Transmit \Trans*mit"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Transmitted}; p. pr.
      & vb. n. {Transmitting}.] [L. transmittere, transmissum;
      trans across, over + mittere to send: cf. F. transmettre. See
      1. To cause to pass over or through; to communicate by
            sending; to send from one person or place to another; to
            pass on or down as by inheritance; as, to transmit a
            memorial; to transmit dispatches; to transmit money, or
            bills of exchange, from one country to another.
                     The ancientest fathers must be next removed, as
                     Clement of Alexandria, and that Eusebian book of
                     evangelic preparation, transmitting our ears through
                     a hoard of heathenish obscenities to receive the
                     gospel.                                             --Milton.
                     The scepter of that kingdom continued to be
                     transmitted in the dynasty of Castile. --Prescott.
      2. To suffer to pass through; as, glass transmits light;
            metals transmit, or conduct, electricity.
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