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  • adjective in combination That has been transmitted in a specific manner.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of transmit.

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

  • adjective occurring among members of a family usually by heredity

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Examples

  • But because "boogaloo" is a term transmitted more often orally than in writing, it has enjoyed an immunity to the flux of fashion.

    One Nation Under a Groove

  • She can not consent that a title transmitted by the fathers of the Revolution shall be destroyed or defeated by acquiescence in the adverse occupation of a foreign state, and that what was once fairly yielded shall be reclaimed in utter defiance of a solemn deed of cession.

    A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Volume 3, part 2: Martin Van Buren

  • Elgie Holstein, a former Energy Department official who now works for an environmental group, said it is a problem that real-time data on a well's ability to withstand pressure is usually only transmitted from the rig to the headquarters of the company in charge of the well.

    AP: Big Oil Hasn't Learned Lessons Of BP Oil Spill

  • Elgie Holstein, a former Energy Department official who now works for an environmental group, said it is a problem that real-time data on a well's ability to withstand pressure is usually only transmitted from the rig to the headquarters of the company in charge of the well.

    AP: Big Oil Hasn't Learned Lessons Of BP Oil Spill

  • Elgie Holstein, a former Energy Department official who now works for an environmental group, said it is a problem that real-time data on a well's ability to withstand pressure is usually only transmitted from the rig to the headquarters of the company in charge of the well.

    AP: Big Oil Hasn't Learned Lessons Of BP Oil Spill

  • Elgie Holstein, a former Energy Department official who now works for an environmental group, said it is a problem that real-time data on a well's ability to withstand pressure is usually only transmitted from the rig to the headquarters of the company in charge of the well.

    AP: Big Oil Hasn't Learned Lessons Of BP Oil Spill

  • And does that message get transmitted from the top down, from the school board to administrators to teachers?

    Maureen Costello: Bullying is a Civil Rights Issue

  • Elgie Holstein, a former Energy Department official who now works for an environmental group, said it is a problem that real-time data on a well's ability to withstand pressure is usually only transmitted from the rig to the headquarters of the company in charge of the well.

    AP: Big Oil Hasn't Learned Lessons Of BP Oil Spill

  • And does that message get transmitted from the top down, from the school board to administrators to teachers?

    Maureen Costello: Bullying is a Civil Rights Issue

  • Elgie Holstein, a former Energy Department official who now works for an environmental group, said it is a problem that real-time data on a well's ability to withstand pressure is usually only transmitted from the rig to the headquarters of the company in charge of the well.

    AP: Big Oil Hasn't Learned Lessons Of BP Oil Spill

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  • "In 1920 the Marconi company invited Dame Nellie Melba to its station at Chelmsford to sing over the airwaves. At the station an engineer explained that her voice would be transmitted from the station's tower. Misunderstanding, Dame Melba said, 'Young man, if you think I am going to climb up there you are greatly mistaken.'"

    —Erik Larson, Thunderstruck (New York: Crown Publishers, 2006), 383

    July 7, 2009