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telex

noun tel·ex \ ˈte-ˌleks \

Definition of telex

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

Definition of telex

telexed; telexing; telexes
1 : to send (something, such as a message) by telex
2 : to communicate with by telex

First Known Use of telex

1958

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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telex

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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