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fax

noun uk   /fæks/ us  
[C] (a copy of) a document that travels in electronic form along a phone line and is then printed on paper: I'll send you a fax with the details of the proposal.Faxes, pagers, and text messages [C or U] (also fax machine) a device or system used to send and receive documents in electronic form along a phone line: I'll send you the agenda by fax. Do you have a fax at home?Faxes, pagers, and text messagesOffice equipmentCommunicating by telephonePaper and stationery

fax

verb [T] uk   /fæks/ us  
B1 to send a document using a fax machine: I'll fax it (through/over/across) to you. [+ two objects] Fax me your reply/Fax your reply to me.Faxes, pagers, and text messages
(Definition of fax from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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