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English definition of “transmission”

transmission

noun uk   /trænzˈmɪʃ.ən/ us    /træns-/

transmission noun (RADIO/TELEVISION)

C2 [C or U] the process of broadcasting something by radio, television, etc., or something that is broadcast: We apologize for the interruption to our transmissions this afternoon.Broadcasting in general

transmission noun (PASSING)

C2 [U] the process of passing something from one person or place to another: the transmission of diseasePassing on illness and causing disease

transmission noun (VEHICLE)

[C or U] the machinery that brings the power produced by the engine to the wheels of a vehicle: automatic transmission The car had a faulty transmission.The engine and engine partsEngines and motors
(Definition of transmission from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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