Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
transacross, over +
mittereto send: cf. F.
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;
transmita memorial; to
transmitmoney, or bills of exchange, from one country to another
The ancientest fathers must be next removed, as Clement of Alexandria, and that Eusebian book of evangelic preparation,
transmittingour ears through a hoard of heathenish obscenities to receive the gospel.
The scepter of that kingdom continued to be
transmittedin the dynasty of Castile.
To suffer to pass through;
transmit, or conduct, electricity
Webster 1828 Edition
1.To send from one person or place to another; as, to transmit a letter or a memorial; to transmit dispatches; to transmit money or bills of exchange from one city or country to another. Light is transmitted from the sun to the earth; sound is transmitted by means of vibrations of the air. Our civil and religious privileges have been transmitted to us from our ancestors; and it is our duty to transmit them to our children.
2.To suffer to pass through; as, glass transmits light; metals transmit electricity.