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transmission

noun [C/U]  /trænsˈmɪʃ·ən, trænz-/ us  
the act of sending or giving something: [U] You can stop the transmission of some diseases by washing your hands often. The transmission in a vehicle is the machinery that moves power from to the engine to the wheels.
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