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fax

 
pronunciation:
faeks
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb & intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a system or machine for producing printed facsimiles of documents, pictures, and the like by electronic transmission from another location.
We can get the form submitted in time if we send it to them by fax.
similar words:
facsimile
definition 2: a facsimile that is so produced.
Did we receive the fax from the lawyer's office?
similar words:
facsimile
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of or denoting a system or machine that produces printed facsimiles of electronically transmitted documents, pictures, and the like.
 
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: faxed, faxes, faxing
definition: to transmit (a printed document, picture, or the like) to be electronically duplicated at another location.
The insurance company will fax me a copy of my documents.
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