fax modem

noun

Definition of fax modem

: a computer peripheral capable of sending data to or receiving data from a fax machine or another computer especially over phone lines

First Known Use of fax modem

1986, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fax modem was in 1986

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“Fax modem.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fax%20modem. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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