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Pronunciation

  • IPA: /tɹænsˈmɪʃən/, SAMPA: /tr{ns"mIS@n/

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] transmissionem (nominative of transmissio), from transmittere.

Noun

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transmission

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transmission ({{{1}}})
  1. The act of transmitting, e.g. data or electric power.
  2. The fact of being transmitted.
  3. Something that is transmitted, such as a message, picture or a disease; the sending of such a thing.
  4. (biology) The passage of a nerve impulse across synapses.
  5. (automotive) An assembly of gears through which power is transmitted from the engine to the driveshaft in a motor car / automobile; a gearbox.

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French

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:fr:Template:lang:la derivations]] transmissio, from transmittere.

Pronunciation

Noun

transmission f. (plural transmissions)

  1. Transmission

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