Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun transmission

5 senses of transmission

Sense 1
transmission, transmittal, transmitting -- (the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted)
       => sending -- (the act of causing something to go (especially messages))

Sense 2
transmission -- (communication by means of transmitted signals)
       => communication, communicating -- (the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information; "they could not act without official communication from Moscow")

Sense 3
transmittance, transmission -- (the fraction of radiant energy that passes through a substance)
       => coefficient -- (a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic)

Sense 4
infection, contagion, transmission -- (an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted)
       => incident -- (a single distinct event)

Sense 5
transmission, transmission system -- (the gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle)
       => gear, gear mechanism -- (a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle))

2020, Cloud WordNet Browser