Meaning of TRANSMISSION in English

TRANSMISSION

trans ‧ mis ‧ sion AC /trænzˈmɪʃ ə n $ træns-/ BrE AmE noun

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ transmission , ↑ transmitter ; verb : ↑ transmit ]

[ Date: 1600-1700 ; Language: Latin ; Origin: transmissio , from transmittere ; ⇨ ↑ transmit ]

1 . [uncountable] the process of sending out electronic signals, messages etc, using radio, television, or other similar equipment:

worldwide data transmission

2 . [uncountable] formal the process of sending or passing something from one person, place, or thing to another

transmission of

the transmission of disease

3 . [countable] formal something that is broadcast on television, radio etc SYN broadcast :

a live transmission of the tennis championship

4 . [uncountable and countable] the parts of a vehicle that take power from the engine to the wheels

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.