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telex

1telex

noun tel·ex \ˈte-ˌleks\

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

2telex

transitive verb

Definition of TELEX

1
:  to send (as a message) by telex
2
:  to communicate with by telex

First Known Use of TELEX

1960

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