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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A transmission.
  • n. Physics The ratio of the radiant energy transmitted to the total radiant energy incident on a given body.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a transmission
  • n. the fraction of incident light, or other radiation, that passes through a substance

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Transmission.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of transmitting, or the state of being transmitted; transmission; transfer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the fraction of radiant energy that passes through a substance

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