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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That’s because the car-based device has a bigger antenna and transmits with much more power than a smartphone does.Backing up a trailer is really hard, but this $100,000 SUV offers a new solution|Dan Carney|November 19, 2020|Popular Science
We know a lot more now than we knew in March about how covid-19 is transmitted, and we know that people gathering in this way is a major factor in transmission.As the coronavirus tears through rural Maryland, an ultramarathon plans to race on|Rick Maese|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
He said it was highly likely to be transmitted from surfaces and that the incubation period was as low as 24 hours.One of the world’s strictest new lockdowns bans outdoor exercising and dog-walking|Claire Zillman, reporter|November 19, 2020|Fortune
Some scientists say the virus has already evolved in a way that makes it easier to transmit.
The jury is still out on whether cold weather, per se, makes the virus easier to transmit, although dry, heated indoor air may assist the spread—and enclosed spaces definitely do.
Because of its “self-destruct” reputation, the app is a popular tool among youngsters for transmitting sexually explicit material.‘The Snappening’ Is Real: 90,000 Private Photos and 9,000 Hacked Snapchat Videos Leak Online|Marlow Stern|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
According to the Montgomery Police Department, transmitting a sexually transmitted disease is a class C misdemeanor.Alabama Church Says HIV-Positive Preacher Slept With Flock|Matthew Paul Turner|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They should be capable of transmitting their location no matter how deep they plunge.
“According to Faye, one can, in transmitting words, carry entire ideologies with them,” Nancy and company responded in Libération.
A similar fine will apply if it breaches any other terms of the injunction, including a ban on transmitting the images.
Tall mothers may produce tall sons, by transmitting to them the single trait of tallness of the maternal grandfather.Feminism and Sex-Extinction|Arabella Kenealy
Mr. Allan Aynesworth, as the heroine's guardian, had no difficulty in transmitting pleasantly enough his mild share of the fun.
Suppose, for example, that we arrange to decrease the current in the antenna of the transmitting station.
That is what the audion does in the transmitting set of a radio telephone.
Jefferson indorsed it in transmitting it both to Hammond and Genet.Thomas Jefferson|Gilbert Chinard
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)