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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It can be transmitted through kicked-up dust that has been in contact with dried rodent droppings.Dust can infect animals with flu, raising coronavirus concerns|Erin Garcia de Jesus|August 24, 2020|Science News For Students
Tesla’s alternating current system promised to transmit electricity much greater distances than the reigning direct current setup that Edison had pioneered.Ethan Hawke stars in ‘Tesla,’ a quirky biopic about the iconic inventor|Maria Temming|August 19, 2020|Science News
Ruling out the shipments leaves a huge question mark over the origin of the outbreak, which broke New Zealand’s 102-day streak of no locally transmitted cases.Mystery of New Zealand’s new COVID outbreak deepens as it rules out primary suspect|Naomi Xu Elegant|August 18, 2020|Fortune
The system is being used for research into treatments as well as mapping how the virus is transmitted and can be slowed.The World’s New Fastest Supercomputer Is an Exascale Machine for AI|Jason Dorrier|June 25, 2020|Singularity Hub
That means the receivers can tell if anyone is eavesdropping when the quantum key is transmitted to them, making it essentially impossible to hack the communication channel without them realizing.China Takes Another Step Towards Uncrackable Quantum Communication|Edd Gent|June 15, 2020|Singularity Hub
Relays are special computers that Tor uses to anonymously transmit traffic across the Internet.
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
It is true that gay and bisexual men are far more likely to transmit HIV than other population groups.The Outrageous Celibacy Requirement for Gay Blood Donors|Jay Michaelson|November 22, 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
A telegraph company must transmit a message unless it contains indecent language.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
Do not the palpitations of a heart suddenly transmit themselves to the heart which beats in unison with ours?Urania|Camille Flammarion
In this case it is delivered to the person who ought to receive the amount without the drawer having to transmit it to him.
And indeed, I require from each of my friends who receives an invitation, if he cannot accept it, still to transmit his paper.Papers from Overlook-House|Casper Almore
Time is required for man to receive the tincture of the atmosphere, and still more for the earth to transmit its qualities to him.Buffon's Natural History. Volume IX (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
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)