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fax

[faks] /fæks/
noun
1.
facsimile (def 2).
adjective
2.
facsimile (def 5).
verb (used with object)
3.
to transmit a facsimile of (printed matter, photographs, or the like) electronically:
Fax the information to all our branch offices.
Origin
by shortening and respelling
Can be confused
facts, FAQs, fax.
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British Dictionary definitions for faxing

fax

/fæks/
noun
1.
Also fax machine short for facsimile machine
2.
3.
a message or document sent by fax
verb
4.
(transitive) to send (a message, document, etc) by fax
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Word Origin and History for faxing
fax
1948, short for facsimile (telegraphy). The verb first attested 1979.
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Related Abbreviations for faxing

fax

facsimile
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