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noun     transmission pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable] the part of a vehicle that takes power from the engine to the wheels

    an automatic transmission

  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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