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fax

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Communications, Offices
faxfax1 /fΓ¦ks/ noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [countable]TCBBO a letter or message that is sent in electronic form down a telephone line and then printed using a special machine πŸ”Š Did you get my fax?2 [countable] (also fax machine)TCBBO a machine used for sending and receiving faxes πŸ”Š What’s your fax number?3 [uncountable]TCBBO the system of sending letters and messages using a fax machineby fax πŸ”Š You can book tickets by fax or online.
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faxβ€’ You can now send the captured file as a fax.β€’ Maybe it was just a cheap trick to get voyeuristic journalists to read a fax that would otherwise have been tossed.β€’ The company may be reached by fax.β€’ It is also the interface to Novell NetWare, fax and telex.β€’ But for every other fax installed in the world, your fax machine increases in value.β€’ Even in those days, the architects never had to consider the word processor, the microcomputer, the fax machine.β€’ The fax side as many features; you can store your signature and incorporate it in faxes, for example.β€’ And you can cut down on waste by viewing your faxes on-screen first, and skipping over junk faxes and cover sheets.by faxβ€’ Send this letter by fax , Judy.
Related topics: Communications, Offices
faxfax2 verb [transitive] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š TCBBOto send someone a letter or message using a fax machinefax somebody something πŸ”Š She asked me to fax her the details.fax something (through/on) to somebody πŸ”Š The contract should be faxed to him today.
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faxβ€’ The order will be faxed directly to the manufacturer.β€’ At work, faxing is a great way to get information to people immediately.β€’ Shall I fax the report or mail it?β€’ The lab will test samples and, within 24 hours, fax the results to inspectors.β€’ In order to ensure prompt despatch of the Information memorandum to you please fax the signed confidentiality agreement to me on.β€’ I know, no, I just told them that I would just fax the stuff over.β€’ Tell the catering guys to take some polaroids and fax them through to us.β€’ I will fax to you the confirmed orders for this.β€’ The magazine began shortly after Kristol spent about a year faxing unsolicited political advice and opinion all around Washington.β€’ They've agreed to fax us their proposals tomorrow.fax something (through/on) to somebodyβ€’ The internal fax was addressed to a dozen civil servants within the Department of Social Security.β€’ And the residents complain their lives have become a series of meetings, calls and faxes trying to address the problem.β€’ The communication system division, which makes products ranging from fax machines to cordless telephones, employs 8,500.β€’ The lab will test samples and, within 24 hours, fax the results to inspectors.β€’ And then fax it to me.β€’ Oh did she just fax it to the office?β€’ She kept busy in the maternity ward faxing lists back to the office.β€’ Tell the catering guys to take some polaroids and fax them through to us.
From Longman Business Dictionaryfaxfax1 /fΓ¦ks/ noun [countable]OFFICE1a written document that is sent in electronic form down a telephone line and then printed using a special machineCould you send this fax for me?2 (also fax machine) a machine used for sending and receiving faxesHis home office is equipped with a PC, fax and photocopier.I sent the details by fax.What’s your fax number?faxfax2 verb [transitive]OFFICE to send someone a message by faxfax something to somebodyHe faxed the printout to his agent.fax somebody somethingCan you fax me your details?β†’ See Verb table
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Verb table
fax
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyfax
he, she, itfaxes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfaxed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave faxed
he, she, ithas faxed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad faxed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill fax
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have faxed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam faxing
he, she, itis faxing
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you, we, theyare faxing
Past
I, he, she, itwas faxing
you, we, theywere faxing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been faxing
he, she, ithas been faxing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been faxing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be faxing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been faxing
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