verb (used with object)
Origin of fax
Examples from the Web for fax
According to a police source, that fax came in at 2:46 p.m.—literally a after before the fatal bullets flew.Alleged Cop Killer Ismaaiyl Brinsley Had a Death Wish|M.L. Nestel|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But this is a regular office with fax machines and telephones and computers.Inside the Smuggling Networks Flooding Europe with Refugees|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact, new technologies—copiers, fax machines, and recently the iPad—were significant sources of inspiration for him.
Beginning in 1988, he also dove into making art using a fax machine.
The letters, telephone calls, and fax messages started pouring into the Lyceum.
It is to be connected, it would seem, etymologically with fax, 'a torch'.The Oxford Book of Latin Verse|Various
May we not say in mythology as in literature, Fax mentis incendium gloria?An Introduction to Mythology|Lewis Spence
The difficulty, then, is how fax we are ourselves the objects of our senses.A Treatise of Human Nature|David Hume
Fax mentis incendium glori—The flame of glory is the torch of the mind.
Fax is the general expression for any sort of torch; tda is a natural pine torch; funale, an artificial wax-torch.Dderlein's Hand-book of Latin Synonymes|Ludwig Dderlein
British Dictionary definitions for fax
Word Origin and History for fax
1948, short for facsimile (telegraphy). The verb attested by 1970. Related: Faxed; faxing.