retransmit

verb
re·​trans·​mit | \ (ˌ)rē-tran(t)s-ˈmit How to pronounce retransmit (audio) , -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

First Known Use of retransmit

1628, in the meaning defined above

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