HyperDic: transmission

English > 5 senses of the word transmission:
NOUNacttransmission, transmittal, transmittingthe act of sending a message
communicationtransmissioncommunication by means of transmitted signals
quantitytransmission, transmittancethe fraction of radiant energy that passes through a substance
eventtransmission, infection, contagionan incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted
artifacttransmission, transmission systemthe gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle
transmission > pronunciation
Soundstraensmih'shahn; traenzmih'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > transmission: 5 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted.
Synonymstransmittal, transmitting
NarrowerforwardingThe act of sending on to another destination
mailing, postingThe transmission of a letter
telephotographytransmission and reproduction of photographs and charts and pictures / pictures over a distance
BroadersendingThe act of causing something to go (especially messages)
Catalandicroisme, transmissió
Verbstransmitsend from one person or place to another
English > transmission: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningcommunication by means of transmitted signals.
Category ofcheck characterA character that is added to the end of a block of transmitted data and used to check the accuracy of the transmission
Narrowerchannel, transmission channelA path over which electrical signals can pass
channelsofficial routes of communication
conveyance, imparting, impartationThe transmission of information
dissemination, airing, public exposure, spreadingThe opening of a subject / subject to widespread discussion and debate
electronic communicationcommunication by computer
fiber optics, fiberoptics, fibre optics, fibreopticsThe transmission of light signals via glass fibers
interrogationA transmission that will trigger an answering transmission from a transponder
medium, mass medium(usually plural) transmissions that are disseminated widely to the public
modulation(electronics) the transmission of a signal by using it to vary a carrier wave
multimedia, multimedia systemtransmission that combine media of communication (text / text and graphics and sound etc.)
uplinkA transmission from Earth to a spacecraft or the path of such a transmission
Broadercommunication, communicatingThe activity of communicating
Spanishtransmisión, trasmisión
Verbstransmitbroadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television
transmittransmit or serve as the medium for transmission
English > transmission: 5 senses > noun 3, quantity
MeaningThe fraction of radiant energy that passes through a substance.
BroadercoefficientA constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic / characteristic
English > transmission: 5 senses > noun 4, event
MeaningAn incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted.
Synonymsinfection, contagion
BroaderincidentA single distinct event
Spanishcontagio, infección
Catalancontagi, infecció
Verbstransmittransfer to another
English > transmission: 5 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningThe gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle.
Synonymtransmission system
Part ofdrive line, drive line systemmechanism that transmits power from the engine to the driving wheels of a motor vehicle
PartsclutchA coupling that connects or disconnects driving and driven parts of a driving mechanism
fluid driveAn automotive power coupling
gearbox, gear box, gear caseThe shell (metal casing) in which a train of gears is sealed
Narrowerautomatic transmission, automatic driveA transmission that automatically changes the gears according to the speed of the car
four-wheel drive, 4WDA transmission that provides power directly to all four wheels of a motor vehicle
hydraulic transmission, hydraulic transmission systemA transmission that depends on a hydraulic system
standard transmission, stick shiftA transmission that is operated manually with a gear lever and a clutch pedal
Broadergear, gear mechanismA mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle)
Spanishcaja de cambios, transmisión, trasmisión
Catalansistema de transmissió, transmissió

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