- A device or piece of equipment utilized to send and/or receive a fax (3). It incorporates a scanner, modem, and printer. Such devices usually include copying functions, and frequently can be used in conjunction with a computer, where they may add scanning abilities. A computer with a fax modem or fax-data modem may also serve to send and/or receive faxes. Also called fax (2), fax system (2), or facsimile machine.
- synonymfacsimile machine
- synonymfax system