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transmission noun

1 sending out/passing on

ADJ. direct, indirect | one-way Classes are based on discussion rather than on the one-way transmission of knowledge. | onward, outward An extra copy of each document was supplied for onward transmission to head office. | data, information, voice | facsimile/fax | light, power | money | gas | cable, radio, satellite, television | analogue, digital | live, simultaneous There will be simultaneous transmission of the concert on TV and radio. | genetic, oral, person-to-person, sexual | herpes, HIV, malaria | cultural

VERB + TRANSMISSION prevent

TRANSMISSION + NOUN equipment, line, technology | mechanism, network, system | route The virus's usual transmission route is by sneezing.

PREP. ~ among HIV transmission among homosexual men | ~ between transmission between patients | ~ by transmission by satellite | ~ from, ~ to transmission from one aircraft to another | ~ through HIV transmission through blood transfusion

PHRASES a mode of transmission, a risk of transmission There is a risk of transmission of the virus between hypodermic users.

2 TV/radio programme

ADJ. radio, television/TV | FM, long-wave, medium-wave, short-wave, UHF, VHF | live, satellite, stereo | test

VERB + TRANSMISSION receive

PREP. ~ from a live transmission from Sydney

3 in a car, etc.

ADJ. automatic, manual | 4-speed, 5-speed

TRANSMISSION + NOUN system