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fax 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
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faxes, plural;
  1. Send (a document) by such means

  2. Contact (someone) by such means
    • - to obtain a brochure, fax the agent
    • - the best way to order materials was to fax
Noun
  1. An image of a document made by electronic scanning and transmitted as data by telecommunication links

  2. The production or transmission of documents in this way
    • - he received the report by fax
  3. A machine for transmitting and receiving such documents


  1. facsimile: duplicator that transmits the copy by wire or radio
  2. send something via a facsimile machine; "Can you fax me the report right away?"
  3. A fax (short for facsimile) is a document sent over a telephone line. Fax machines have existed, in various forms, since the 19th century (see "History" below), though modern fax machines became feasible only in the mid-1970s as the sophistication of technology increased and cost of the three ...
  4. Fax is the greedy, violent self-styled "Lord of Seven Holds" in Anne McCaffrey's Dragonriders of Pern series. Originally a nephew of Lord Faroguy of High Reaches, he carefully conquered hold after hold by means of trickery, marriage, murder, and force. ...
  5. FAX was a Canadian daily entertainment news series, which aired on MuchMusic in the 1990s. The series aired both as a half-hour daily show and as short interstitial segments called RapidFAX. Its newer incarnation is MuchNews, which debuted in 2001.
  6. Fax was a Notes and Queries show by the BBC, shown in the late 1980s. It was presented by Bill Oddie, Wendy Leavesley, Debbie Rix and Billy Butler.
  7. The hair of the head; To send a document via a fax machine
  8. (faxed) Having a head of hair; hairy
  9. A process of converting optical images into electrical signals for transmission over communication systems (phone line, internet etc). When the electrical signal is received, it is converted back to an optical format for display or printing of the original image. ...
  10. A fax machine is used to transmit (printed matter or an image) by electronic means. The word history of fax is short for facsimile Latin fac simile make similar; a system of transmitting and reproducing graphic matter (as printing or still pictures) by means of signals sent over telephone lines. ...
  11. Office facsimile number for listing agent.
  12. Facsimile. A mode of transmission used to transmit pictures, documents, and visual data. Used for weather maps and satellite pictures.
  13. A method of transmitting graphics or text documents over a telecommunications facility. The image is scanned at the transmitter and reconstructed at the receiver to be duplicated on paper.
  14. The process of scanning /images to convert them into electric signals which are transmitted to produce a recorded likeness of the original.
  15. Abbreviation for 'facsimile', a device used to transmit a copy of an original document. The Inmarsat-A, B/M and mini-M systems support two-way fax transmissions. The Inmarsat C system is able to send only text messages (no graphics) to a fax terminal in the ship-to-shore direction. ...
  16. to send written information over the phone lines. Not friendly towards social conversation, a just the facts procedure.
  17. File will be faxed to you at the time you specify.
  18. machine - An electronic device which can decipher coded signals sent by another FAX machine via the phone lines to recreate a copy of a document. The FAX device is used to send a "hard" copy of a document over the phone lines. ...
  19. services are used to create, examine, transmit and/or receive fax images.
  20. The telephonic transmission of scanned-in printed material (text or images), usually to a telephone number associated with a printer or other output device. ...
  21. short for "facsimile," a method for transmitting text and graphics over a phone line. Also refers to the equipment for doing so and the output thereby produced.
  22. a facsimile or a way to electronically transmit a copy of a document from one location to another.
  23. Facsimile. A scanner that transfers images to another FAX machine.
  24. (short for "facsimile" which means a copy)  A method or machine device for transmitting documents, drawings, photographs, or the like by telephone or radio for exact reproduction elsewhere; an exact copy or reproduction so transmitted.
  25. Originally a last resort for procrastinators who missed the final Federal Express pickup; these days, an expensive way to order lunch from the pizza place around the corner.