Associations to the word «Transmission»


TRANSMISSION, noun. The act of transmitting, e.g. data or electric power.
TRANSMISSION, noun. The fact of being transmitted.
TRANSMISSION, noun. Something that is transmitted, such as a message, picture or a disease; the sending of such a thing.
TRANSMISSION, noun. (biology) The passage of a nerve impulse across synapses.
TRANSMISSION, noun. (automotive) An assembly of gears through which power is transmitted from the engine to the driveshaft in a motor car / automobile; a gearbox.
TRANSMISSION, noun. (legal) The right possessed by an heir or legatee of transmitting to his successor(s) any inheritance, legacy, right, or privilege, to which he is entitled, even if he should die without enjoying or exercising it.
TRANSMISSION, noun. (medicine, biology) The passing of a communicable disease from an infected host individual or group to a conspecific individual or group.
TRANSMISSION CONTROL PROTOCOL, noun. (computing) (Internet) A networking protocol, almost always layered on top of the Internet Protocol, that provides reliable, connection based communications.
TRANSMISSION ELECTRON DIFFRACTION, noun. (physics) A type of electron diffraction in which a beam of electrons is transmitted through a thin layer of sample
TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPE, noun. A form of electron microscope in which a beam of electrons is transmitted through a thin layer of sample
TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPES, noun. Plural of transmission electron microscope
TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY, noun. A form of electron microscopy in which a beam of electrons is transmitted through a thin layer of sample
TRANSMISSION FUNCTION, noun. (analysis) The mathematical function of an electromagnetic wave is a measure of the change undergone by the amplitude of the wave as it propagates in a given direction, which is also called the propagation constant.
TRANSMISSION FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of transmission function
TRANSMISSION LINE, noun. A set of wires used for long-distance electric power transmission; a power transmission line.
TRANSMISSION LINE, noun. A structure such as a waveguide or stripline constructed so as to pass electric signals with fidelity and little loss.
TRANSMISSION LINES, noun. Plural of transmission line
TRANSMISSION MEDIA, noun. Plural of transmission medium
TRANSMISSION MEDIUM, noun. (physics) any material substance which can propagate waves or energy
TRANSMISSION TOWER, noun. Electricity pylon

Dictionary definition

TRANSMISSION, noun. The act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted.
TRANSMISSION, noun. Communication by means of transmitted signals.
TRANSMISSION, noun. The fraction of radiant energy that passes through a substance.
TRANSMISSION, noun. An incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted.
TRANSMISSION, noun. The gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle.

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