(v) To send a document via a fax machine.
(n) (1) A document that has been sent, or is about to be sent, via a fax machine.
(2) Short for Facsimile machine.
- Fax Machine
Short for facsimile machine, a device that can send or receive pictures and text over a telephone line. Fax machines work by digitizing an image — dividing it into a grid of dots. Each dot is either on or off, depending on whether it is black or white. Electronically, each dot is represented by a […]
- fax modem
A device you can attach to a personal computer that enables you to transmit and receive electronic documents as faxes. A fax modem is like a regular modem except that it is designed to transmit documents to a fax machine or to another fax modem. Some, but not all, fax modems do double duty as […]
- fax over Internet Protocol
(pronounced as separate letters) FoIP, short for fax over Internet Protocol, the technology that enables the internetworking of fax machines with a packet-based network. Using FoIP, a fax is transmitted via the Internet rather than the traditional method of sending faxes via the telephone line. Using FoIP, the digital data from the fax machine is […]
A DOS and Windows utility that prepares a hard disk for formatting by creating one primary partition on the disk.
In desktop publishing, feathering is the process of softening the edges of an image in the foreground so that it blends into the background image with less contrast.