Transmissive Trans*mis"sive, a. Capable of being transmitted; derived, or handed down, from one to another. [1913 Webster]

Itself a sun, it with transmissive light Enlivens worlds denied to human sight. --Prior. [1913 Webster]

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  • transmissive — adjective see transmission …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • transmissive — adj. capable of being transferred; derived …   English contemporary dictionary

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