verb (used with object), trans·mit·ted, trans·mit·ting.
- to cause (light, heat, sound, etc.) to pass through a medium.
- to convey or pass along (an impulse, force, motion, etc.).
- to permit (light, heat, etc.) to pass through: Glass transmits light.
verb (used without object), trans·mit·ted, trans·mit·ting.
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All it needs is one more “pipe” to select and transmit the crucial information.Red Tape and Black Boxes: Why We Keep ‘Losing’ Airliners in 2014|Clive Irving|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Source cases” with very high HIV viral loads were six times more likely to transmit HIV to health-care workers.
He requested a GPS device from the Americans and radio frequencies to transmit information back to the U.S. forces.CIA Chief, White House Chief of Staff Long Argued the Taliban 5 Could Go Free|Josh Rogin, Eli Lake|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the cable corridors build into the panels could also house fiber-optic cable that transmit data.
The panel systems have conduits underneath them, which house the wires that transmit the electricity generated.
In this way, the best are selected and made to transmit to their offspring their improved condition.
I transmit herewith the sixth annual report of the Commissioner of Labor.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Volume IX.|Benjamin Harrison
If the radio-frequency is 500,000 cycles we need a still smaller range of wave-lengths to transmit the necessary side-bands.Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son|John Mills
Be pleased to subscribe for the Leyden and Amsterdam Gazettes, and transmit them to me as opportunity offers.
But any daughter will transmit such a character, whether dominant or recessive, to half of her sons.Sex-linked Inheritance in Drosophila|Thomas Hunt Morgan
British Dictionary definitions for transmit
verb -mits, -mitting or -mitted
- to send out (signals) by means of radio waves or along a transmission line
- to broadcast (a radio or television programme)