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Meaning of FACSIMILE

Pronunciation:  fak'simulee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  duplicator that transmits the copy by wire or radio
  2. [n]  an exact copy or reproduction
  3. [v]  send something via a facsimile machine; "Can you fax me the report right away?"

FACSIMILE is a 9 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: autotype, facsimile machine, fax, fax, telefax
 See Also: copier, copy, duplicator, telecommunicate



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Fac*sim"i*le\, n.; pl. {Facsimiles} (-l?z). [L. fac
    simile make like; or an abbreviation of factum simile made
    like; facere to make + similes like. See {Fact}, and
    A copy of anything made, either so as to be deceptive or so
    as to give every part and detail of the original; an exact
    copy or likeness.
    {Facsimile telegraph}, a telegraphic apparatus reproducing
       messages in autograph.
  2. \Fac*sim"i*le\,, v. t.
    To make a facsimile of.
Computing Dictionary

("fax") A process by which fixed graphic material including pictures, text, or images is scanned and the information converted into electrical signals which are transmitted via telephone to produce a paper copy of the graphics on the receiving fax machine.

Some modems can be used to send and receive fax data.

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