Meaning of TRANSMISSION in English


n.1 the act or an instance of transmitting; the state of being transmitted.

2 a broadcast radio or television programme.

3 the mechanism by which power is transmitted from an engine to the axle in a motor vehicle.

Phrases and idioms:

transmission line a conductor or conductors carrying electricity over large distances with minimum losses.

Etymology: L transmissio (as TRANS-, MISSION)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.