'Transmit' definitions:

Definition of 'transmit'

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Transfer to another; "communicate a disease" [syn: convey, transmit, communicate]
Transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat" [syn: impart, conduct, transmit, convey, carry, channel]
Broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this X-rated song" [syn: air, send, broadcast, beam, transmit]
Send from one person or place to another; "transmit a message" [syn: transmit, transfer, transport, channel, channelize, channelise]

Definition of 'Transmit'

  • 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. [1913 Webster]
  • 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. [1913 Webster]
  • The scepter of that kingdom continued to be transmitted in the dynasty of Castile. --Prescott. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. To suffer to pass through; as, glass transmits light; metals transmit, or conduct, electricity. [1913 Webster]