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transmit (something) to (someone or something)

1. To send or dispatch something to someone, something, or some place. You must transmit this package to the consulate as soon as possible. The CEO confirmed that he had transmitted his resignation letter to the board of directors.
2. To send, convey, or communicate something to someone or something through or as through a radio signal, transmission line, fiber optic cable, etc. The spy had been secretly transmitting classified information to his home country using a powerful shortwave radio. Nearly every person and company in the world transmits information to each other over the Internet nowadays.
3. To spread some disease or infection to someone else; to infect someone with something. Infected people can pass the virus to others through the air. Many people become carriers for the disease, unwittingly transmitting it to others because they do not suffer any symptoms of it themselves.
4. To impart or pass on genetic material or information to another person, animal, or plant by heredity. The parent fish can transmit the genetic defects to their offspring. Male-pattern baldness is in part transmitted to men from their maternal grandfathers.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

transmit something (from some place) (to some place)

to send or dispatch something from one place to another. Can you transmit a fax from your hotel to your office? I can transmit it to any place in the world.

transmit something to someone or something

to send or dispatch something to someone or something. Please transmit this message to Rachel. I will transmit the message to my office.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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'Kasi it emanated from the House, kailangan sila ang magtransmit eh (It emanated from the House so they need to transmit it),' the Senate President explained.
This series of simulation results demonstrate that proposed 32Tx DP massive MIMO system performs very close to 64Tx SP massive MIMO system by using only half size of the 64Tx SP massive MIMO system even at the sector edge since DP transmit-antennas aids to transmit signals by extra polarization domain.
It is assumed that the BS simultaneously transmits data to the S IoT devices that have been optimally selected among the K candidate IoT devices The data symbols for the selected S IoT devices are linearly precoded by maximum ratio transmission (MRT), and transmit signal vector is generated as follows:
Transmit Security allows organizations to implement frictionless omni-channel authentication without making any modifications to their applications.
Moreover, the users are considered to have full knowledge of the channel matrix H and transmit it to the BS without any errors or time delays.
The conventional transmit or receive beamforming technique is used to identify the target using phased-MIMO radar.
The most dangerous of these is the Anopheles gambiae mosquito species, one of seven in the Anopheles gambiae complex, which was thought to have recently evolved the ability to transmit malaria.
Since the law also does not define "other identifying number," it seems the law requires that IHEs cull Social Security numbers from applications and transmit them to the police.
The issue in the current debate is whether online companies should continue to be treated as "common carriers," like FedEx or the phone company, which are not considered responsible for the content of what they transmit. (You can't sue the telephone company because someone called up all your friends and spread a false rumor about you.)
Now, new research is underway to further explore methods that will enable the buoys and robots to communicate with enough capacity to transmit video information.
Connected to a camera, the RS-M can transmit encoded MPEG-4 video in realtime.
A bracelet that stores personal account information Dog tags that wirelessly transmit a soldier's name, rank, and serial number.
Most conventional window films transmit less visible light than the 70% necessary to be undetected by the eye.
From early experiments embedding glass shards in concrete, the product has been refined to comprise thousands of fibres running side by side which transmit light (and colour) between the blocks' two faces.