Transfer vs Transmitting - What's the difference?

transfer | transmitting |

As nouns the difference between transfer and transmitting

is that transfer is transfer while transmitting is the action of the verb to transmit .

As a verb transmitting is


Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



  • To move or pass from one place, person or thing to another.
  • to transfer''' the laws of one country to another; to '''transfer suspicion
  • To convey the impression of (something) from one surface to another.
  • to transfer drawings or engravings to a lithographic stone
  • To be or become transferred.
  • (legal) To arrange for something to belong to or be officially controlled by somebody else.
  • The title to land is transferred by deed.


    * carry over, move, onpass * (convey impression of from one surface to another) copy, transpose * (to be or become transferred)

    Derived terms

    * transferee * transferor


  • (uncountable) The act of conveying or removing something from one place, person or thing to another.
  • (countable) An instance of conveying or removing from one place, person or thing to another; a transferal.
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  • , passage=A farmer could place an order for a new tractor part by text message and pay for it by mobile money-transfer . A supplier many miles away would then take the part to the local matternet station for airborne dispatch via drone.}}
  • (countable) A design conveyed by contact from one surface to another; a heat transfer.
  • A soldier removed from one troop, or body of troops, and placed in another.
  • (medicine) A pathological process by which a unilateral morbid condition on being abolished on one side of the body makes its appearance in the corresponding region upon the other side.
  • Synonyms

    * (act) transferal, transference * (instance) transferal

    Usage notes

    * In the United Kingdom education system the noun is used to define a move from one school to another, for example from primary school to secondary school. Contrast with transition which is used to define any move within or between schools, for example, a move from one year group to the next.




  • The action of the verb to transmit .
  • Verb