retransmit

verb re·trans·mit \ (ˌ)rē-tran(t)s-ˈmit , -tranz- \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of retransmit

retransmitted; retransmitting
transitive + intransitive
: to transmit (something) back or again
  • retransmit a signal
  • retransmitting data
  • If the system sends a document and gets a busy signal, it will automatically try to retransmit after a preset interval.
  • Datamation

First Known Use of retransmit

1628

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