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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

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

  1. The message was sent by telex.

  2. We received a telex from New York.



Origin 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


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