verb (used with object), trans·mit·ted, trans·mit·ting.
- to send or forward, as to a recipient or destination; dispatch; convey.
- to communicate, as information or news.
- to pass or spread (disease, infection, etc.) to another.
- to pass on (a genetic characteristic) from parent to offspring: The mother transmitted her red hair to her daughter.
- to cause (light, heat, sound, etc.) to pass through a medium.
- to convey or pass along (an impulse, force, motion, etc.).
- to permit (light, heat, etc.) to pass through: Glass transmits light.
- Radio and Television. to emit (electromagnetic waves).
verb (used without object), trans·mit·ted, trans·mit·ting.
- to send a signal by wire, radio, or television waves.
- to pass on a right or obligation to heirs or descendants.
verb -mits, -mitting or -mitted
- (tr) to pass or cause to go from one place or person to another; transfer
- (tr) to pass on or impart (a disease, infection, etc)
- (tr) to hand down to posterity
- (tr; usually passive) to pass (an inheritable characteristic) from parent to offspring
- to allow the passage of (particles, energy, etc)radio waves are transmitted through the atmosphere
- to send out (signals) by means of radio waves or along a transmission line
- to broadcast (a radio or television programme)
- (tr) to transfer (a force, motion, power, etc) from one part of a mechanical system to another
- To send from one person, thing, or place to another; convey.
- To cause to spread; pass on.
- To impart or convey to others by heredity or inheritance; hand down.