transmittability

transmittability

[tranz‚mid·ə′bil·əd·ē]
(communications)
The ability of standard electronic and mechanical elements and automatic communications equipment to handle a code under various signal-to-noise ratios; for example, a code with a variable number of elements such as Morse presents technical problems in automatic interpretation not encountered in a fixed-length code.
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The majority of employees (over 60%) expressed only limited concern about fear of AIDS or transmittability of the disease in the pre-test.
Properties of the sign such as transmittability, mutability, and compatability are carried over to higher forms of textual organization.