Definition of transmission


  • the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted. Synonyms: transmittal, transmitting.
  • communication by means of transmitted signals.
  • the fraction of radiant energy that passes through a substance. Synonyms: transmittance.
  • an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted. Synonyms: contagion, infection.
  • the gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle. Synonyms: transmission system.

Related words

airing, channel, channels, conveyance, dissemination, fiberoptics, fibreoptics, forwarding, impartation, imparting, interrogation, mailing, medium, modulation, multimedia, posting, spreading, telephotography, uplink.

Rhymes with transmission

abolition, academician, acquisition, addition, admission, admission, admonition, ambition, ammunition, apparition, attrition, audition, clinician, coalition, cognition, commission, competition, composition, condition, contrition.

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • transmission is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 14 points
  • transmission is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 14 points
  • transmission is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 17 points
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