[fak-sim-uh-lee] /fækˈsɪm ə li/
an exact copy, as of a book, painting, or manuscript.
Also called fax. Telecommunications.
verb (used with object), facsimiled, facsimileing.
to reproduce in facsimile; make a facsimile of.
Also, fax. Telecommunications.
an image produced by facsimile transmission
verb -les, -leing, -led
(transitive) to make an exact copy of
1660s, from Latin fac simile “make similar,” from fac imperative of facere “to make” (see factitious) + simile, neuter of similis “like, similar” (see similar).
(“fax”) A process by which fixed graphic material including pictures, text, or images is scanned and the information converted into electrical signals which are transmitted via telephone to produce a paper copy of the graphics on the receiving fax machine.
Some modems can be used to send and receive fax data. V.27 ter and V.29 protocols are used.
noun, Library Science. 1. a catalog that includes small reproductions of the items listed, as paintings, slides, designs, or the like.
- Facsimile transmission
noun 1. 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