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transmittal

[trans-mit-l, tranz-]
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noun
  1. transmission.
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Origin of transmittal

First recorded in 1715–25; transmit + -al2
Related formsnon·trans·mit·tal, noun, adjective
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Examples from the Web for transmittal

Historical Examples

  • The letter of transmittal explains the purpose of the remittance.

    Our National Forests

    Richard H. Douai Boerker

  • Pending the transmittal of my Budget Message, I shall mention here only a few points about our budgetary situation.

  • Now, what occasioned your sending this transmittal slip to the American Embassy and the attachment?

    Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

  • That might have been my transmittal—no, it doesn't show here.

    Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

  • I will hand you Commission Exhibit No. 1025, and ask you if that is your transmittal letter with the statements attached.

    Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy


Word Origin and History for transmittal

n.

1724, from transmit + -al (2).

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