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transmission

 
Noun transmission has 5 senses
  1. transmission, transmittal, transmitting - the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted
    --1 is a kind of sending
    --1 has particulars: forwarding; mailing, posting; telephotography
    Derived form: verb transmit4
  2. transmission - communication by means of transmitted signals
    --2 is a kind of
    communication, communicating
    --2 has particulars:
     conveyance, imparting, impartation; dissemination, airing, public exposure, spreading; channel, transmission channel; channels; medium, mass medium; multimedia, multimedia system; electronic communication; fiber optics, fiberoptics, fibre optics, fibreoptics; modulation; uplink; interrogation
    Derived forms: verb transmit2, verb transmit3
  3. transmittance, transmission - the fraction of radiant energy that passes through a substance
    --3 is a kind of coefficient
  4. infection, contagion, transmission - an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted
    --4 is a kind of incident
    Derived form: verb transmit1
  5. transmission, transmission system - the gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle
    --5 is a kind of gear, gear mechanism
    --5 is a part of drive line, drive line system
    --5 has parts: clutch; fluid drive; gearbox, gear case
    --5 has particulars:
     automatic transmission, automatic drive; four-wheel drive, 4WD; hydraulic transmission, hydraulic transmission system; standard transmission, stick shift
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