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is the act of passing something on in another place.
Specifically, it may refer to:
- Transmission (mechanics)
A machine consists of a power source and a power transmission system, which provides controlled application of the power. Merriam-Webster defines transmission as: an assembly of parts including the speed-changing gears and the propeller shaft by which the power is transmitted from an engine to a...
, a gear system transmitting mechanical power, as in a car
- Transmission (telecommunications)
Transmission, in telecommunications, is the process of sending, propagating and receiving an analogue or digital information signal over a physical point-to-point or point-to-multipoint transmission medium, either wired, optical fiber or wireless...
, the act of transmitting messages over distances
- Transmission (medicine)
In medicine and biology, transmission is the passing of a communicable disease from an infected host individual or group to a conspecific individual or group, regardless of whether the other individual was previously infected...
, the passing of a disease
- Share transmission
Share transmission is a mechanism by which the title to shares is devolved other than by transfer. This is typically applicable for:* devolution by death* succession* inheritance* bankruptcy* marriage...
, ownership change through other than transfer
- Transmission (magazine)
Transmission is a literary magazine in the United Kingdom. Transmission is a non-profit publication, and everybody involved in its production is a volunteer. It is published three times a year.-History:...
, a literary magazine based in the UK
- Transmission coefficient
The transmission coefficient is used in physics and electrical engineering when wave propagation in a medium containing discontinuities is considered...
, in physics, chemistry, and optics
- Transmission (TV series)
Transmission is a British television programme broadcast on Channel 4, offering live performances and interviews of famous music artists that ran for three series between 2006 and 2007...
, a British music television programme shown in the UK
- Electric power transmission
Electric-power transmission is the bulk transfer of electrical energy, from generating power plants to Electrical substations located near demand centers...
, one process in the delivery of electricity to consumers
- Transmission tower
A transmission tower is a tall structure, usually a steel lattice tower, used to support an overhead power line. They are used in high-voltage AC and DC systems, and come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes...
, providing support for overhead power lines
- Transmission line
In communications and electronic engineering, a transmission line is a specialized cable designed to carry alternating current of radio frequency, that is, currents with a frequency high enough that its wave nature must be taken into account...
, for the carriage of radio-frequency signals
- Data transmission
Data transmission, digital transmission, or digital communications is the physical transfer of data over a point-to-point or point-to-multipoint communication channel. Examples of such channels are copper wires, optical fibres, wireless communication channels, and storage media...
, the conveyance of information from one space to another
- Dharma transmission
Dharma transmission refers to "the manner in which the teaching, or Dharma, is passed from a Zen master to their disciple and heir...
, the formal confirmation of a student's awakening in Zen Buddhism
- Transmission (genetics)
Genetic transmission is the transfer of genetic information from genes to another generation , almost synonymous with heredity, or from one location in a cell to another....
, is the passing on of genetic information
- Transmission (BitTorrent client), a free, open-source and cross-platform BitTorrent client.
- Transmit (FTP client)
Transmit is an FTP client for Mac OS X and Mac OS Classic . Developed by Panic, Transmit is shareware – after a seven-day trial period, the product can only be used for seven-minute sessions until it has been purchased....
, a FTP client for Mac OS X.
- Transmission (album)
Transmission is the fourth album recorded by Canadian band The Tea Party, released in 1997 . The album sees the band expanding on the mix of rock, blues, and world music found in their previous albums by adding electronic instruments and recording techniques to their repertoire.While still using...
, the fourth album by the Canadian band The Tea Party
- Transmission (band)
Transmission is an experimental/post-rock band based in the United Kingdom.The band includes former members of Killing Joke, Murder, Inc., The Verve, and Dreadzone.-Band members:*Tim Bran, Vocals/Keyboards*Paul Ferguson, Drums*Simon Tong, Guitars...
, an experimental/post-rock band based in the United Kingdom
- Transmission (record label)
Transmission is an independent record label set by British progressive rock band Porcupine Tree in 2003. It was named after an information service by mail of the same name the band had during the nineties...
a record label set by British rock band Porcupine Tree
- "Transmission" (song)
"Transmission" is a song by post-punk band Joy Division, released on Factory Records in November 1979 on 7" and re-released as a 12" single with a different sleeve in December 1980....
, a song by post-punk band Joy Division
- Transmissions (album)
Transmissions is the 1993 debut album by the multi-genre encompassing trance group Juno Reactor.-Tracklists:#"High Energy Protons" 6:33#"The Heavens" 6:27#"Luna-Tic" 9:01...
, the first album by trance musicians Juno Reactor
- Transmissions (Cold War Kids EP), an album by indie rock band Cold War Kids
Cold War Kids are an American indie rock band from Long Beach, California. Band members are Nathan Willett , Jonnie Russell , Matt Maust , and Matt Aveiro .-History:...
- Transmission Communications
Transmission Communications is an independent record label based in Brisbane, Australia. The label focusses on production and performance of electronic music; including techno, industrial, synthpop, experimental, and all manner of crossovers....
, a record label
In electronics and telecommunications a transmitter or radio transmitter is an electronic device which, with the aid of an antenna, produces radio waves. The transmitter itself generates a radio frequency alternating current, which is applied to the antenna. When excited by this alternating...
, a device for propagating electronic signals
- Transmissibility (disambiguation)
In optics and spectroscopy, transmittance is the fraction of incident light at a specified wavelength that passes through a sample. A related term is absorptance, or absorption factor, which is the fraction of radiation absorbed by a sample at a specified wavelength...
, in optics, the propagation of a light wave through a medium
Transmissivity may refer to:* Transmissivity , the rate which groundwater flows horizontally through an aquifer* Transmittance, in optics...