• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Transmissibility The quality of being transmissible.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Whale oil was used in some car transmissions until 1973
    • n transmissibility In physical, transmitting power, specifically for radiation, of a substance or medium; perviousness or diathermancy.
    • n transmissibility The character of being transmissible.
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  • Thomas J. Watson
    “The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. transmissibilité,


In literature:

The opponents of sterilization offer as an alternative only permanent segregation to prevent the transmission of mental defect.
"Mental Defectives and Sexual Offenders" by W. H. Triggs, Donald McGavin, Frederick Truby King, J. Sands Elliot, Ada G. Patterson, C.E. Matthews and J. Beck
If they had a pre-arranged code, whereby a message could be written in plain English, there was no way to stop their transmission.
"Danger Signals" by John A. Hill and Jasper Ewing Brady
The advertisements should be dated a fortnight later than the date of their transmission to the Department.
"General Instructions For The Guidance Of Post Office Inspectors In The Dominion Of Canada" by Alexander Campbell
That statesman himself undertook their transmission.
"James Fenimore Cooper" by Thomas R. Lounsbury
Congratulations to all and end transmission.
"Stand by for Mars!" by Carey Rockwell
In transmission, their concealment from the enemy's view should be insured.
"The Plattsburg Manual" by O.O. Ellis and E.B. Garey
Another type of trait is transmissible only by one sex of a family line, and can not be transmitted by the other sex.
"How to Live" by Irving Fisher and Eugene Fisk
Illustrating the transmission of vibrations 101 38.
"Voice Production in Singing and Speaking" by Wesley Mills
The same remarks apply with equal force to the transmission of other qualities.
"Plain Facts for Old and Young" by John Harvey Kellogg
Presumably he gave his instruction by some process of thought-transmission, an art that seems peculiarly suited to the genius of the British soldier.
"With Our Army in Palestine" by Antony Bluett
He repented its transmission when it was gone.
"The Young Duke" by Benjamin Disraeli
It says, 'delayed in transmission.
"The Mask" by Arthur Hornblow
Is it the cloth-manufacturer who has created the laws of gravitation, transmission of forces and of affinities?
"Sophisms of the Protectionists" by Frederic Bastiat
Infantry for transmission to the Artillery and M.G.
"The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918" by F.L. Morrison
The important criterion for transmission gears is resistance to wear.
"The Working of Steel" by Fred H. Colvin
It must take place in a personal encounter, and only secondarily is it transmissive.
"Herein is Love" by Reuel L. Howe
Remote changes induced by the transmission of vibratory force from the passing projectile to neighbouring tissues or organs.
"Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900" by George Henry Makins
Patients suffering from transmissible diseases may be removed by force to hospitals.
"Civics and Health" by William H. Allen
Smythe and his associates were little interested in the transmission of English institutions to the New World.
"Beginnings of the American People" by Carl Lotus Becker
Here we find, first of all, proof of the transmission of thought to a distance.
"Reincarnation" by Th. Pascal

In poetry:

Beautiful is the tradition
Of that flight through heavenly portals,
The old classic superstition
Of the theft and the transmission
Of the fire of the Immortals!
"Prometheus, Or, The Poet's Forethought. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In news:

Three months of work slated along transmission line serving Towson.
General Motors is recalling nearly 474,000 Chevrolet, Pontiac and Saturn cars to fix a transmission problem that can cause the cars to roll away unexpectedly.
At NAB2008, Lectrosonics demonstrated a new product concept, the D4 digital wireless transmission system.
Arrests in Transmission Line Vandalism.
South Mississippi Electric Power Association (SMEPA), a generation and transmission cooperative in Hattiesburg, Miss.
The new technology is integrated with the operation's DigiCipher II satellite transmission systems and provides efficiencies in bandwidth utilization and content distribution.
ENENSYS Technologies is featuring at IBC2009 its turnkey mobile TV solution for delivery networks, a complete headend system from content transcoding and distribution to transmission and conditional access management.
RF Central's RFX- ENG -II dual-band package is capable of originating either 2 GHz or 7 GHz COFDM digital transmissions from a single unit.
Blocking the Transmission of Violence.
DETROIT — General Motors is recalling nearly 474,000 Chevrolet, Pontiac and Saturn cars to fix a transmission problem that can cause the cars to roll away unexpectedly.
(AP) — State police say a transmission failure likely caused a parked transit van to roll backward over a 96-year-old western Pennsylvania woman who died the next day.
Second International Symposium on 3D Data Processing, Visualization and Transmission (3DPVT'04).
The PI System Revolutionizes One Utility's Electric Transmission and Distribution Power System Data.
The band is out with its debut full-length, Transmissions from the Grand Strand.
The House version allowed NTSC transmissions to continue until the end of 2008.

In science:

It has M nonzero eigenvalues coinciding with the transmission coefficients Ta introduced above.
Spectra of Random Contractions and Scattering Theory for Discrete-Time Systems
In this case the transmission zero in x-direction is replaced by a minimum .
Violation of general Friedel sum rule in mesoscopic systems
The phase of the transmission amplitude t is given by long-dashed curve.
Violation of general Friedel sum rule in mesoscopic systems
Fig. 2(a) presents the typical results of the transmission rate as a function of khbi for various β at a given randomness.
Localization of acoustic waves in 1D random liquid media
Indeed, we easily see that Eq. (8) for transmission probability reduces to Ptrans ∼ λ−2 for strong λ.
Eigenstate Structure in Graphs and Disordered Lattices
In Fig. 1a, we present the results of the logarithm of the transmission coefficient as a function of frequency f .
Localized Random Lasing Modes and a New Path for Observing Localization
At threshold, the transmission coefficient T goes to infinity.
Localized Random Lasing Modes and a New Path for Observing Localization
FIG. 1. (a) Logarithm of transmission coefficient vs frequency of a 30-cell random system with three typical peaks.
Localized Random Lasing Modes and a New Path for Observing Localization
We see from Table (6) that as the thickness increases the mean transmission decreases and the relative fluctuation increases.
Monte Carlo: Basics
In this case, electron localization is seen as zero transmission in the averaged transmission probability after integrating over the injection wave vector k .
Electron localization in linear chains of identical loop scatterers
Extremely low transmission still survives even if we integrate the transmission probability over k .
Electron localization in linear chains of identical loop scatterers
Heterogeneous Transmission Powers In this subsection, we consider the case where the transmission power of each node is random rather than a constant, but the capacity of a link (i, j ) is a constant R, which is independent of the SINR βij , when βij ≥ β .
Network Coding Capacity of Random Wireless Networks under a Signal-to-Interference-and-Noise Model
The main difference in the transmission lies in the energy range below 1 eV where the calculated transmission is much larger than the experimental values.
First-principles study of the optical properties of MgxTi(1-x)H2
The transmission line of 75 [Ω] allows the broadest bandwidth at this case, that is 100 [MHz], while the 300 [Ω] transmission line offers a narrow bandwidth of 60 [MHz] and moreover a high directivity fluctuation, from 1.99 to 2.7 [dBd].
"D-Dimond1", Prototype Antenna RGA-05
Taking the transmission at the centre of the field as a reference, only half of the flux emitted at 0 .′′4 (i.e., at a projected distance of 9 AU) makes it through the fibre’s transmission pa ttern.
A near-infrared interferometric survey of debris disc stars. II. CHARA/FLUOR observations of six early-type dwarfs