Fax



[faks] /fæks/ Telecommunications.

noun
1.
(def 2).
adjective
2.
(def 5).
verb (used with object)
3.
to transmit a of (printed matter, photographs, or the like) electronically:
Fax the information to all our branch offices.
/fæks/
noun
1.
Also fax machine short for facsimile machine
2.
short for facsimile transmission
3.
a message or document sent by fax
verb
4.
(transitive) to send (a message, document, etc) by fax
n.

1948, short for facsimile (telegraphy). The verb attested by 1970. Related: Faxed; faxing.

facsimile
facsimile

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