WordNet Search - 3.1

Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations

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- S: (n)
**transmission**, transmittal, transmitting (the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted) - S: (n)
**transmission**(communication by means of transmitted signals) - S: (n) transmittance,
**transmission**(the fraction of radiant energy that passes through a substance) *direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/**sister term**- S: (n) coefficient (a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic)
- S: (n) absorption coefficient, coefficient of absorption, absorptance (a measure of the rate of decrease in the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (as light) as it passes through a given substance; the fraction of incident radiant energy absorbed per unit mass or thickness of an absorber)
*"absorptance equals 1 minus transmittance"* - S: (n) drag coefficient, coefficient of drag (the ratio of the drag on a body moving through air to the product of the velocity and the surface area of the body)
- S: (n) coefficient of friction (the ratio of the weight of an object being moved along a surface and the force that maintains contact between the object and the surface)
- S: (n) coefficient of mutual induction, mutual inductance (a measure of the induction between two circuits; the ratio of the electromotive force in a circuit to the corresponding change of current in a neighboring circuit; usually measured in henries)
- S: (n) coefficient of self induction, self-inductance (the ratio of the electromotive force produced in a circuit by self-induction to the rate of change of current producing it, expressed in henries)
- S: (n) modulus ((physics) a coefficient that expresses how much of a specified property is possessed by a specified substance)
- S: (n) coefficient of expansion, expansivity (the fractional change in length or area or volume per unit change in temperature at a given constant pressure)
- S: (n) coefficient of reflection, reflection factor, reflectance, reflectivity (the fraction of radiant energy that is reflected from a surface)
- S: (n) transmittance,
**transmission**(the fraction of radiant energy that passes through a substance) - S: (n) coefficient of viscosity, absolute viscosity, dynamic viscosity (a measure of the resistance to flow of a fluid under an applied force)
- S: (n) weight, weighting ((statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance)
- S: (n) infection, contagion,
**transmission**(an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted) - S: (n)
**transmission**, transmission system (the gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle)