retransmit

verb
re·trans·mit | \ (ˌ)rē-tran(t)s-ˈmit , -tranz- \
retransmitted; retransmitting

Definition of retransmit 

: 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

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1628, in the meaning defined above

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