fax

noun \ ˈfaks \
Updated on: 10 Dec 2017

Definition of fax

1 : facsimile 2
2 : a device used to send or receive facsimile communications
3 : a facsimile communication

fax

verb

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.

Recent Examples of fax from the Web

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Origin and Etymology of fax

by shortening & alteration


FAX Defined for English Language Learners

fax

noun

Definition of fax for English Language Learners

  • : 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


FAX Defined for Kids

1

fax

noun \ ˈfaks \

Definition of fax for Students

1 : facsimile 2
2 : a machine used to send or receive material by facsimile
3 : something sent or received by facsimile

2

fax

verb

Definition of fax for Students

faxed; faxing
: to send material by facsimile


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