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[ faks ]

verb (used with object)

  1. to transmit a facsimile of (printed matter, photographs, or the like) electronically:

    Fax the information to all our branch offices.


/ fæks /


  1. Alsofax machine short for facsimile machine
  2. a message or document sent by fax


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

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Word History and Origins

Origin of fax1

By shortening and respelling

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Example Sentences

Over the next few hours, paperwork was faxed back and forth between the hospitals, and the insurance company was contacted for approval.

She called again, and after hours on hold, a representative told her to fax a copy of the check.

You can use these gadgets to not only print but scan, copy, and fax your documents.

Yow went to bed at the men’s Final Four in Atlanta not knowing Frese’s decision, but she got up in the middle of the night with the faxed agreement slipped under her door.

Researchers had to sort through texts, faxes, case reports in foreign languages and whatever else they could get their hands on, all the while worrying about where that data was coming from and how accurate it was.

According to a police source, that fax came in at 2:46 p.m.—literally a after before the fatal bullets flew.

But by the time a critical wanted poster sent via fax arrived, more than two hours elapsed.

But this is a regular office with fax machines and telephones and computers.

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.

His troops, and about nine hundred of his friends, went on board the British vessels in the harbor, and sailed off to Hali-fax.

He says, when peeple cums to know all the true fax of the case, they'll willingly pay dubble price for tea-total Waiters.

Fax is the general expression for any sort of torch; tda is a natural pine torch; funale, an artificial wax-torch.

Fax mentis honest gloria—Glory is the torch of an honourable mind.

Fax mentis incendium glori—The flame of glory is the torch of the mind.


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