Definition of transmittable in English:

transmittable

adjective

  • See transmit

    • ‘Nurses were also demanding that the government recognise the risks their job entails, handling blood and sharp objects and treating patients suffering from transmittable diseases.’
    • ‘If a player is bleeding, there is a danger that the opponent might catch a transmittable disease.’
    • ‘We need to tackle the threat, not least to our security, posed by transmittable diseases.’
    • ‘This disease is what is transmittable before it becomes symptomatic.’
    • ‘The fear is that human and bird flu virus could mix in pigs and form a strain more easily transmittable to humans.’

Pronunciation

transmittable

/tranzˈmɪtəb(ə)l/