fax

fax
I. fax fax 1 [fæks] noun [countable] OFFICE
1. a written document that is sent in electronic form down a telephone line and then printed using a special machine:

• Could you send this fax for me?

2. also fax machine a machine used for sending and receiving faxes:

• His home office is equipped with a PC, fax and photocopier.

• I sent the details by fax.

• What's your fax number?

  [m0] II. fax fax 2 verb [transitive] OFFICE
to send someone a message by fax:
fax something to somebody

• He faxed the printout to his agent.

fax somebody something

• Can you fax me your details?

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fax UK US /fæks/ noun COMMUNICATIONS
[C] a document that is sent electronically along a phone line and is printed out when it is received: send sb a fax »

Could you send me a fax with your contact details please.

[C] (also fax machine) a machine for sending and receiving documents electronically along a phone line: »

Do you have a fax at home?

[U] a way of sending and receiving documents electronically along a phone line: send sth by fax »

I'll send the invoice by fax.

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fax UK US /fæks/ verb [T] COMMUNICATIONS
to send a document electronically along a phone line using a fax machine: »

Please fax me a copy of your passport.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • fax — s. n., pl. fáxuri Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  FAX faxuri n. 1) Aparat electronic pentru transmiterea informaţiilor scrise prin linia telefonică. ♢ Fax modem dispozitiv care permite calculatorului să transmită şi să …   Dicționar Român

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  • fax — [faks] n. [< FACSIMILE] 1. the transmission of graphic matter by electrical or electronic means, as over a telephone line, for reception and reproduction; facsimile 2. a reproduction produced in this way, printed out or stored as a computer… …   English World dictionary

  • fax — ► NOUN 1) an exact copy of a document made by electronic scanning and transmitted by telecommunications links. 2) the production or transmission of documents in this way. 3) (also fax machine) a machine for transmitting and receiving such… …   English terms dictionary

  • fax — Voz tomada del inglés fax abreviación de facsimile (machine o transmission) , que significa ‘aparato que permite transmitir por la línea telefónica escritos o gráficos’ y ‘documento transmitido o recibido mediante este aparato’. Se pronuncia… …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

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  • fax — (Del ingl. fax, abreviatura de facsimile, facsímile). 1. m. Sistema que permite transmitir a distancia por la línea telefónica escritos o gráficos. 2. Documento recibido por fax …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • .fax — fax,   Erweiterung für eine Datei, die ein gespeichertes Fax enthält …   Universal-Lexikon

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