- transference of force between machines or mechanisms, often with changes of torque and speed.
- a compact, enclosed unit of gears or the like for this purpose, as in an automobile.
Origin of transmission
Examples from the Web for transmissive
We have also releasing or permissive function; and we have transmissive function.
I have said that the majority of writers seem to have no doubt of the long continuance of this transmissive power in rare cases.
When an answer is indicated, he may give a lecture or use some other transmissive resource.
It must take place in a personal encounter, and only secondarily is it transmissive.
Similarly, the keys of an organ have only a transmissive function.