fax modem


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

Word History

First Known Use

1986, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 8 Dec. 2023.

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