Transmitting


Transmitting
Transmit Trans*mit", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Transmitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Transmitting}.] [L. transmittere, transmissum; trans across, over + mittere to send: cf. F. transmettre. See {Missile}.] 1. To cause to pass over or through; to communicate by sending; to send from one person or place to another; to pass on or down as by inheritance; as, to transmit a memorial; to transmit dispatches; to transmit money, or bills of exchange, from one country to another. [1913 Webster]

The ancientest fathers must be next removed, as Clement of Alexandria, and that Eusebian book of evangelic preparation, transmitting our ears through a hoard of heathenish obscenities to receive the gospel. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

The scepter of that kingdom continued to be transmitted in the dynasty of Castile. --Prescott. [1913 Webster]

2. To suffer to pass through; as, glass transmits light; metals transmit, or conduct, electricity. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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