telefax

noun
tele·​fax | \ ˈte-li-ˌfaks How to pronounce telefax (audio) \

Definition of telefax

Examples of telefax in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Homan has used parts from typewriters, an oncology machine, cars and motorcycles and an old telefax machine in his work. Laura Latzko, azcentral, "Tempe Festival of the Arts brings music, food, fun to Mill Avenue," 19 Mar. 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'telefax.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of telefax

1941, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about telefax

Time Traveler for telefax

Time Traveler

The first known use of telefax was in 1941

See more words from the same year

Statistics for telefax

Cite this Entry

“Telefax.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/telefax. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on telefax

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with telefax

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about telefax

Comments on telefax

What made you want to look up telefax? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Obscure Shapes

  • a pile of three dimensional shapes in green
  • Something that is ooid is shaped like:
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!