facsimile, facsimile machine, fax

(noun) duplicator that transmits the copy by wire or radio

fax, telefax, facsimile

(verb) send something via a facsimile machine; β€œCan you fax me the report right away?”

Source: WordNet® 3.1

Etymology 1


fax (usually uncountable, plural faxes)

(obsolete or UK dialectal) The hair of the head.

Etymology 2


fax (plural faxes)

A fax machine or a document received and printed by one.


fax (third-person singular simple present faxes, present participle faxing, simple past and past participle faxed)

To send a document via a fax machine.

Source: Wiktionary


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