Facsimile



[fak-sim-uh-lee] /fækˈsɪm ə li/

noun
1.
an exact copy, as of a book, painting, or manuscript.
2.
Also called fax. Telecommunications.

3.
(def 5).
verb (used with object), facsimiled, facsimileing.
4.
to reproduce in facsimile; make a facsimile of.
adjective
5.
Also, fax. Telecommunications.

/fækˈsɪmɪlɪ/
noun
1.

2.
an image produced by facsimile transmission
verb -les, -leing, -led
3.
(transitive) to make an exact copy of
n.

1660s, from Latin fac simile “make similar,” from fac imperative of facere “to make” (see factitious) + simile, neuter of similis “like, similar” (see similar).

communications
(“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.
[Details? Standards?]
(2004-07-26)

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