Usage examples for transmission

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. A text and graphics data transmission format for sending large amounts of information between computers. – The Online World by Odd de Presno
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Voluntary Transmission of Mental Vibrations. – Genuine Mediumship or The Invisible Powers by Bhakta Vishita
  11. There was evidently a delay in transmission. – The Scarlet Feather by Houghton Townley
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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.