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Topic: BROADCASTING

Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: transmissio, from transmittere; TRANSMIT

transmission

noun
     
trans‧mis‧sion
1 [uncountable]HPETCB the process of sending out electronic signals, messages etc, using radio, television, or other similar equipment:
2 [uncountable] formal the process of sending or passing something from one person, place, or thing to another
transmission of
the transmission of disease
3 [countable] formalAMTTCB something that is broadcast on television, radio etc:
a live transmission of the tennis championship
4 [uncountable and countable]TTC the parts of a vehicle that take power from the engine to the wheels
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