from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act or process of transmitting; a transmission.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the act of transmitting a message; a transmission
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Transmission.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Transmission.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted
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I know, intellectually, that grammar shouldn't matter -- the ideas are important, and often the manner of their transmittal is a secondary issue, including the phrasing and language.
It does, however, state that "time is of the essence," even though its untimely transmittal means that the closing date has to be postponed again.
Keep copies of FAX transmittal sheets and certified or registered mail receipts.
Although the process of transferring a musical composition from a gleam in the composer's eye into a handwritten manuscript and, finally, a performance-ready score has come a long way from the days of copper-plate engraving, it's a process rife with the possibility of transmittal error.
This is not a problem; however, because typically only transmittal equipment is available in the market and translating equipment is proprietary to specific companies.
The Memex had many features that are now familiar components of e-books: pages, page turners, annotation capability, internal and external linking, and the potential for storage, retrieval, and transmittal.
The request, reproduced below along with a transmittal letter, asks for the OPR report that has long been promised by Attorney General Eric Holder, as well as an earlier OPR report completed during the last months of the Bush administration.
The transmittal letter and report were delivered nine days after the CEO and CFO of Freddie had resigned in disgrace and the COO had been fired.
Speaking of Kagan, although she was born and raised in New York, the White House transmittal to the Senate lists her as being from Massachusetts, apparently because she had been living in Cambridge as dean of Harvard Law School.
Here's what James C. Capretta reported about Obama's amazing power grab: Today, the Obama administration delivered one of the more remarkable presidential power grabs seen in recent memory the transmittal letter...
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