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fax

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noun \ˈfaks\

Simple Definition of fax

  • : a system for sending and receiving printed materials (such as documents and drawings) and photographs using telephone lines

  • : a machine used in this system

  • : something (such as a document or a photograph) that is sent or received by fax

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fax

  1. 1 :  facsimile 2

  2. 2 :  a device used to send or receive facsimile communications

  3. 3 :  a facsimile communication

fax

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Examples of fax in a sentence

  1. She sent me a copy of her report by fax.

  2. She sent me a fax of her report.



Origin and Etymology of fax

by shortening & alteration


First Known Use: 1948


FAX Defined for Kids

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fax

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noun \ˈfaks\

Definition of fax for Students

  1. 1 :  facsimile 2

  2. 2 :  a machine used to send or receive material by facsimile

  3. 3 :  something sent or received by facsimile




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verb

Definition of fax for Students

faxed

faxing

  1. :  to send material by facsimile




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