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noun transmission pronunciation in British English /trænzˈmɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 2
    [countable/uncountable] the process of sending out electronic signals such as radio or television signals, or a signal sent out in this way
    New telephone lines allow faster data transmission by fax or modem.
  2. 3
    [uncountable] the process of sending power or energy from one place to another
    electricity transmission lines
    1. a.
      the process in which signals are sent from one nerve to another in the body
      the transmission of stimuli from the brain to the pituitary gland
  3. 4
    [uncountable] formal a process by which a disease spreads from one person to another
    Doctors are working to prevent the transmission of the virus.
    1. a.
      the process in which information is spread from one person or group to another
      the illegal transmission of secret government information


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