- A method of transmitting a printed page between locations, via a telecommunications system. A telephone line is usually used. The document is scanned at the sending location, encoded, and transmitted by the sending device. The receiving device decodes the signal, then prints a copy of the original document, which may include text, graphics, and so on.
- A device or piece of equipment utilized to send and/or receive a telefax (1). It incorporates a scanner, modem, and printer.
- One or more printed pages sent or received via telefax (1).
- To send or receive a telefax (3). Also called telecopy.
- synonym telefacsimile
- synonym telecopy
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