|—vb , -mits, -mitting, -mitted|
|1.||(tr) to pass or cause to go from one place or person to another; transfer|
|2.||(tr) to pass on or impart (a disease, infection, etc)|
|3.||(tr) to hand down to posterity|
|4.||(tr; usually passive) to pass (an inheritable characteristic) from parent to offspring|
|5.||to allow the passage of (particles, energy, etc): radio waves are transmitted through the atmosphere|
|6.||a. to send out (signals) by means of radio waves or along a transmission line|
|b. to broadcast (a radio or television programme)|
|7.||(tr) to transfer (a force, motion, power, etc) from one part of a mechanical system to another|
|[C14: from Latin transmittere to send across, from |
transmit trans·mit (trāns-mĭt', trānz-)
v. trans·mit·ted, trans·mit·ting, trans·mits
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.