an international system of transmitting a written, printed, or pictorial document over the telephone system by scanning it photoelectrically and reproducing the image after transmission Often shortened to fax
- Facsimile machine
noun 1. a machine which transmits and receives documents in facsimile transmission Often shortened to fax, fax machine
FACSM abbr. Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine
- Fact bite
noun a very short piece of information; a piece of trivia Examples A factbite is like a sound bite, only true. Word Origin based on sound bite Usage Note informal
noun 1. a person who searches impartially for the facts or actualities of a subject or situation, especially one appointed to conduct an official investigation, as in a labor-management conflict.