Quotes of transmission

  1. In the transmission of human culture, people always attempt to replicate, to pass on to the next generation the skills and values of the parents, but the attempt always fails because cultural transmission is geared to learning, not DNA. – Gregory Bateson
  2. Asking the author of historical novels to teach you about history is like expecting the composer of a melody to provide answers about radio transmission – Lion Feuchtwanger
  3. I wonder what it means about American literary culture and its transmission when I consider the number of American poets who earn their living teaching creative writing in universities. I've ended up doing that myself. – Marilyn Hacker
  4. Structure is more important than content in the transmission of information. – Abbie Hoffman
  5. I consider high -speed data transmission an invention that became a major innovation. It changed the way we all communicate. – Dean Kamen
  6. The SSRC committee turned attention from team research for building a model of the United States to doing one for world trade in order to investigate the international transmission mechanism. – Lawrence R. Klein
  7. Of course, screening for HIV did essentially eliminate the transmission of this virus by transfusions. – Serge Lang
  8. Also, since art is a vehicle for the transmission of ideas through form, the reproduction of the form only reinforces the concept. It is the idea that is being reproduced. Anyone who understands the work of art owns it. We all own the Mona Lisa. – Sol LeWitt
  9. Those involved in the program are interested in how to use photography, videos, the Internet, film, and anything related to communications and transmission of information in the most up -to -date modern ways. – Major R. Owens
  10. The power of ads rests more in the repetition of obvious exhortations than in the subtle transmission of values. – Michael Schudson
  11. The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm. – Thomas J. Watson

Usage examples for transmission

  1. A text and graphics data transmission format for sending large amounts of information between computers. – The Online World by Odd de Presno
  2. The type for the paper continued to be set up in Paris, and, after a certain quantity had been printed off each week, for transmission by post and otherwise, the matrices from the type were brought over to me by carefully selected agents from Paris. – The Life Story of an Old Rebel by John Denvir
  3. Considerable dislike also began to be manifested to the annual transmission of large sums of money, the revenues of the order, from the European states to be expended in a distant warfare in which Christendom now took comparatively no interest. – The History of the Knights Templars, the Temple Church, and the Temple by Charles G. Addison
  4. They may have a thousand variations, may have embodied falsehood after falsehood in the course of their transmission from place to place, and from generation to generation, as most of them unquestionably have, but they are traditions, nevertheless, because they are associated with a character who is an undisputed historic figure. – Armenian Legends and Festivals by Louis A. Boettiger
  5. I therefore concluded that, " if the various races were all descended from a single pair, we must allow for a vast series of antecedent ages, in the course of which the long- continued influence of external circumstances gave rise to peculiarities increased in many successive generations and at length fixed by hereditary transmission – The Antiquity of Man by Charles Lyell
  6. He studied all the different forms of lightning in his unsuccessful quest for the transmission of power without wires. – The Dawn of Amateur Radio in the U.K. and Greece A Personal View by Norman F. Joly
  7. 10. Connection with the telephone, so as to make that instrument an auxiliary in the transmission of permanent and invaluable records, instead of being the recipient of momentary and fleeting communication." – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  8. He feared, however, that the messengers, either through inability to speak, or through failure of memory, or from a wish to please the multitude, might not report the truth, and so thought it best to write a letter, to ensure that the Athenians should know his own opinion without its being lost in transmission and be able to decide upon the real facts of the case. – The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
  9. Transmission of radio signals over short distances is best accomplished by short wave- lengths but over long distances by the longer wave- lengths. – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  10. In the passages already referred to and in those which follow, the transmission of acquired characters, upon which Darwin does not dwell, is taken for granted. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  11. A chapter of this work is devoted to the consideration of the hereditary transmission of peculiarities from parent to offspring. – Fathers of Biology by Charles McRae
  12. This plan was quickly rejected, probably because of anticipated difficulties with the rope transmission – Elevator Systems of the Eiffel Tower, 1889 by Robert M. Vogel
  13. No educational question is of greater import than how to get the most logical good out of learning through transmission from others. – How We Think by John Dewey
  14. Neither in regard to the Imperial title, nor the limits, nor the transmission of letters to Europe, would the Governor swerve a hair's breadth from his instructions. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  15. Our eyes are so constructed as to respond to the vibrations of this medium for the transmission of light. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  16. There was evidently a delay in transmission – The Scarlet Feather by Houghton Townley
  17. Compare this action with the transmission of sound waves by different portions of the ear. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  18. By what subtle instinct it is hard to tell, she knew the atmosphere of the house was not favourable to the transmission of those particular sounds. – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  19. Voluntary Transmission of Mental Vibrations. – Genuine Mediumship or The Invisible Powers by Bhakta Vishita
  20. The Spiritual Power rests for its origin, so far as all Christians are concerned, upon the transmission of spiritual authority from the Person of our Lord to Peter and the Apostles. – Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom by T. W. Allies