transmit

trans|mit [trænzˈmıt US træns-] v past tense and past participle transmitted present participle transmitting
[Date: 1300-1400; : Latin; Origin: transmittere, from mittere 'to send']
1.) [I,T usually + adverb/preposition]
to send out electronic signals, messages etc using radio, television, or other similar equipment
The US Open will be transmitted live via satellite.
The system transmits information over digital phone lines.
2.) [T] formal
to send or pass something from one person, place or thing to another
transmit sth (from sb/sth) to sb/sth
Mathematical knowledge is transmitted from teacher to student.
3.) [T] technical
if an object or substance transmits sound or light, it allows sound or light to travel through or along it

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  • transmit — trans‧mit [trænzˈmɪt ǁ træns ] verb transmitted PTandPPX transmitting PRESPARTX [intransitive, transitive] to send out electronic signals, messages etc using radio, television, or other similar equipment: • Data can now be transmitted at speeds… …   Financial and business terms

  • Transmit — Trans*mit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Transmitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Transmitting}.] [L. transmittere, transmissum; trans across, over + mittere to send: cf. F. transmettre. See {Missile}.] 1. To cause to pass over or through; to communicate by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transmit — trans·mit /tranz mit, trans / vt trans·mit·ted, trans·mit·ting 1: to send or convey from one person or place to another 2: to transfer esp. by inheritance trans·mit·ta·ble / mi tə bəl/ adj trans·mit·tal / mit əl/ …   Law dictionary

  • transmit —   [engl.], senden, übertragen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • transmit — (v.) c.1400, from L. transmittere send across, transfer, pass on, from trans across (see TRANS (Cf. trans )) + mittere to send (see MISSION (Cf. mission)). Related: Transmitted; transmitting …   Etymology dictionary

  • transmit — 1 forward, remit, route, ship, *send, dispatch 2 *carry, bear, convey, transport Analogous words: *move, remove, shift, transfer: *communicate, impart: propagate, breed, engender, *generate …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • transmit — has inflected forms transmitted, transmitting, and derivative forms transmitter, transmittal (but more commonly transmission). The adjectival forms transmittable and transmissible are both in use …   Modern English usage

  • transmit — [v] communicate, send address, bear, bequeath, break, broadcast, carry, channel, conduct, consign, convey, diffuse, dispatch, disseminate, drop a line*, drop a note*, forward, funnel, give a call*, give a ring*, hand down, hand on, impart,… …   New thesaurus

  • transmit — ► VERB (transmitted, transmitting) 1) cause to pass on from one place or person to another. 2) broadcast or send out (an electrical signal or a radio or television programme). 3) allow (heat, light, etc.) to pass through a medium. 4) communicate… …   English terms dictionary

  • transmit — [trans mit′, tranzmit′] vt. transmitted, transmitting [ME transmitten < L transmittere < trans , TRANS + mittere, to send: see MISSION] 1. to send or cause to go from one person or place to another, esp. across intervening space or… …   English World dictionary

  • transmit — [[t]trænzmɪ̱t[/t]] transmits, transmitting, transmitted 1) VERB When radio and television programmes, computer data, or other electronic messages are transmitted, they are sent from one place to another, using wires, radio waves, or satellites.… …   English dictionary

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