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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TRANSMISSION

They are really channels for the transmission, adequate or inadequate, of sense impressions.

In the zany we see an example of creation; in the humorist, of transmission.

The will-power is the same, but the mechanical contrivances for its transmission are wanting.

A third process was the creation and transmission of all that we mean by civilization.

Distribution: system of property, transmission, contracts, profit-sharing.

Most of the instruments of transmission are here, but there are no recording instruments.

The result appears to indicate the transmission of my mental state.

I have tried tests with Mr. and Madame Zancig in the transmission of diagrams.

As a single example, the transmission of disease at school may be cited.

In general, we must eliminate the disease by preventing its transmission from the sick to the well.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, "conveyance from one place to another," from Latin transmissionem (nominative transmissio) "a sending over or across, passage," from transmissus, past participle of transmittere "send over or across" (see transmit). Meaning "part of a motor vehicle that regulates power from the engine to the axle" is first recorded 1894.

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