telex

noun
tel·ex | \ˈte-ˌleks \

Definition of telex 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

2 : a message sent by telex

telex

verb
telexed; telexing; telexes

Definition of telex (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

1 : to send (something, such as a message) by telex

2 : to communicate with by telex

Examples of telex in a Sentence

Noun

The message was sent by telex. We received a telex from New York.

First Known Use of telex

Noun

1932, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb

1958, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for telex

Noun

teleprinter + exchange

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telex

noun

English Language Learners Definition of telex

: 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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