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transmit

verb uk   /trænzˈmɪt/ us    /træns-/ (-tt-)

transmit verb (RADIO/TELEVISION)

C1 [I or T] to broadcast something, or to send out or carry signals using radio, television, etc.: Radio Seven transmits on 201 medium wave (= uses those particular radio waves to broadcast on). The information is transmitted electronically to the central computer.

transmit verb (PASS)

C2 [T] to pass something from one person or place to another: a sexually transmitted disease Cholera is transmitted through contaminated water. Some diseases are transmitted from one generation to the next. Somehow your panic and fear transmits itself to the horse that you're riding.
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