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telex

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noun tel·ex \ˈte-ˌleks\

Simple Definition of telex

  • : a system of communication in which messages are sent over long distances by using a telephone system and are printed by using a special machine (called a teletypewriter)

  • : a message sent by telex

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of telex

  1. 1 :  a communication service involving teletypewriters connected by wire through automatic exchanges; also :  a teletypewriter used in telex

  2. 2 :  a message sent by telex

Examples of telex in a sentence

  1. The message was sent by telex.

  2. We received a telex from New York.



Origin and Etymology of telex

teleprinter + exchange


First Known Use: 1932


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telex

transitive verb tel·ex

Definition of telex

  1. 1 :  to send (as a message) by telex

  2. 2 :  to communicate with by telex



1960

First Known Use of telex

1960

Rhymes with telex

annex, apex, codex, complex, convex, cortex, culex, desex, duplex, DX, fourplex, ibex, ilex, index, Kleenex, latex, mirex, murex, MX, narthex, perplex, Perspex, phone sex, pollex, Pyrex, reflex, Rx, safe sex, scolex, silex, silvex, simplex, spandex, Tex-Mex, triplex, unsex, vertex, vortex


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