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verb [transitive] transmit pronunciation in American English /trænzˈmɪt/
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  1. 1
    to send out an electronic signal such as a radio or television signal
    The Super Bowl was transmitted via satellite to over 100 countries.
  2. 2
    to spread a disease from one person to another
    HIV can be transmitted by sexual contact.
  3. 3
    formal to pass information, beliefs, or attitudes to other people
    We transmit our values to our children.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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