Examples of telex in a sentence
The message was sent by telex.
We received a telex from New York.
Origin and Etymology of telex
teleprinter + exchange
First Known Use: 1932
Definition of telex
1 : to send (something, such as a message) by telex
2 : to communicate with by telex
First Known Use of telex
TELEX Defined for English Language Learners
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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