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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Transmit  \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 
  {Missile}.] 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  transmit 
  v  1:  transfer  or  deliver  to  another,  as  of  information;  "convey 
  the  news  to  everyone"  [syn:  {convey},  {communicate}] 
  2:  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" 
  [syn:  {conduct},  {convey},  {carry},  {channel}] 
  3:  broadcast  over  the  airwaves,  as  in  radio  or  television;  "We 
  cannot  air  this  X-rated  song"  [syn:  {air},  {send},  {broadcast}, 
  {beam}] 
  4:  send  from  one  person  or  place  to  another;  "transmit  a 
  message"  [syn:  {transfer},  {transport},  {channel},  {channelize}] 




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