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Meaning of TRANSMIT

Pronunciation:  trans'mit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this X-rated song"
  2. [v]  send from one person or place to another; "transmit a message"
  3. [v]  transmit or serve as the medium for transmission, as of sounds or images; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"
  4. [v]  transfer to another; "communicate a disease"

TRANSMIT is a 8 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: air, beam, broadcast, carry, channel, channel, channelise, channelize, communicate, conduct, convey, convey, send, transfer, transport
 See Also: bare, bring, bring, bring in, convey, displace, fetch, get, interrogate, move, pass, pass on, pipe in, project, propagate, publicise, publicize, put across, rebroadcast, release, rerun, retransmit, satellite, send, send out, sportscast, take, telecast, televise, transfer, translate, turn, wash up



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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
1. To cause to pass over or through; to communicate by
   sending; to send from one person or place to another; to
   pass on or down as by inheritance; as, to transmit a
   memorial; to transmit dispatches; to transmit money, or
   bills of exchange, from one country to another.

         The ancientest fathers must be next removed, as
         Clement of Alexandria, and that Eusebian book of
         evangelic preparation, transmitting our ears through
         a hoard of heathenish obscenities to receive the
         gospel.                               --Milton.

         The scepter of that kingdom continued to be
         transmitted in the dynasty of Castile. --Prescott.

2. To suffer to pass through; as, glass transmits light;
   metals transmit, or conduct, electricity.