fax

[ faks ]
/ fæks /
Telecommunications.

noun

adjective

verb (used with object)

to transmit a facsimile of (printed matter, photographs, or the like) electronically: Fax the information to all our branch offices.

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Origin of fax

by shortening and respelling

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British Dictionary definitions for fax

fax
/ (fæks) /

noun

Also: fax machine short for facsimile machine
a message or document sent by fax

verb

(tr) to send (a message, document, etc) by fax
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