Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) duplicator that transmits the copy by wire or radio
  2. (verb, communication) send something via a facsimile machine

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Fax

Derivations: fax

Hypernyms: copier, duplicator, telecommunicate

Origin of the word Fax

  1. 1948, short for facsimile (telegraphy). The verb first attested 1979. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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