Webster 1913 Edition
transmissio; cf. F.
The act of transmitting, or the state of being transmitted;
transmissionof letters, writings, papers, news, and the like, from one country to another; the
transmissionof rights, titles, or privileges, from father to son, or from one generation to another
The right possessed by an heir or legatee of transmitting to his successor or successors any inheritance, legacy, right, or privilege, to which he is entitled, even if he should die without enjoying or exercising it.
The mechanism within a vehicle which transmits rotational power from the engine to the axle of the wheel propelling the vehicle; it includes the gears and gear-changing mechanism as well as the propeller shaft.
The process or event of sending signals by means of a radio-frequency wave from an electronic transmitter to a receiving device.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.The act of sending from one place or person to another; as the transmission of letters, writings, papers, news and the like, from one country to another; or the transmission of rights,titles or privileges from father to son, and from one generation to another.
2.The passing of a substance through any body, as of light through glass.