• 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.
  • synonymtelefacsimile
  • synonymtelecopy