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TRANSMITTED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does transmitted mean? 

TRANSMITTED (adjective)
  The adjective TRANSMITTED has 2 senses:

1. sent electronically as by wire or radio
2. tending to occur among members of a family usually by heredity

  Familiarity information: TRANSMITTED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TRANSMITTED (adjective)


Sense 1transmitted [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Sent electronically as by wire or radio

Context example:

the transmitted signals

Similar:

sent (caused or enabled to go or be conveyed or transmitted)


Sense 2transmitted [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Tending to occur among members of a family usually by heredity

Synonyms:

genetic; hereditary; inherited; familial; transmissible; transmitted

Context examples:

an inherited disease / familial traits / genetically transmitted features

Similar:

heritable; inheritable (that can be inherited)


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