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transmission

  

      n  
1    the act or process of transmitting  
2    something that is transmitted  
3    the extent to which a body or medium transmits light, sound, or some other form of energy  
4    the transference of motive force or power  
5    a system of shafts, gears, torque converters, etc., that transmits power, esp. the arrangement of such parts that transmits the power of the engine to the driving wheels of a motor vehicle  
6    the act or process of sending a message, picture, or other information from one location to one or more other locations by means of radio waves, electrical signals, light signals, etc.  
7    a radio or television broadcast  
     (C17: from Latin transmissio a sending across; see transmit)  
  transmissible      adj  
  transmissibility      n  
  transmissive      adj  
  transmissively      adv  
  transmissiveness      n  


automatic transmission  
      n   a transmission system in a motor vehicle, usually incorporating a fluid clutch, in which the gears change automatically  
facsimile transmission  
      n   an international system of transmitting a written, printed, or pictorial document over the telephone system by scanning it photoelectrically and reproducing the image xerographically after transmission,   (Often shortened to)    fax  
single sideband transmission  
      n   a method of transmitting radio waves in which either the upper or the lower sideband is transmitted, the carrier being either wholly or partially suppressed. This reduces the required bandwidth and improves the signal-to-noise ratio,   (Abbrev.)    SSB  
transmission density  
      n     (Physics)   a measure of the extent to which a substance transmits light or other electromagnetic radiation, equal to the logarithm to base ten of the reciprocal of the transmittance.,   (Symbol)    τ  ,   (Former name)    optical density  
transmission line  
      n   a coaxial cable, waveguide, or other system of conductors that transfers electrical signals from one location to another,   (Sometimes shortened to)    line  
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n.
dispatcher in EMS Control Center
n.
distributed control system; a control system for a process or plant, wherein control elements are distributed throughout the system
chemical plants, petrochemical (oil) and refineries, boiler controls and power plant systems, nuclear power plants, environmental control systems etc.
exp.
Digital footprint is a track left by user in form of data in process of transmission of information online
v.
[subj: poiicemen] to herd [demonstrators] into a compact group in order to control their movements
exp.
it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions
n.
Actual hold (complete or partial control) of digital assets with or without lawful title
[Tech.];[Leg.] hold of digital assets in cyberspace
exp.
(in an organization) set up a more informal structure/workflow/environment; give up on communication protocols between departments
[Bus.]
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