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telex

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noun tel·ex \ˈte-ˌleks\

Definition of telex

  1. 1 :  a communication service involving teletypewriters connected by wire through automatic exchanges; also :  a teletypewriter used in telex

  2. 2 :  a message sent by telex

Examples of telex in a Sentence

  1. The message was sent by telex.

  2. We received a telex from New York.

Origin and Etymology of telex

teleprinter + exchange


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telex

verb tel·ex

Definition of telex

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to send (something, such as a message) by telex

  3. 2 :  to communicate with by telex

First Known Use of telex

1960


TELEX Defined for English Language Learners

telex

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noun

Definition of telex for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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