Full record for matter-transmitting adj.

Definition of or relating to matter transmission
OED requirements antedating 1932
Earliest cite Jack Williamson, 'The Moon Era'
Comment Cory Panshin submitted a cite from a 1970's reprint of Ralph Milne Farley's "The Radio Beasts". We would like to check the original 1925 appearance in Argosy All-Story Weekly.

In the OED with an earliest cite of 1932

Last modified 19 September, 2009

Citations for matter-transmitting adj.

click here for more information about the citation list

1964 ‘R. M. Farley’ Radio Beasts (1976) 230 The matter-transmitting apparatus was hopelessly wrecked; the radio set partially so.