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 for fax
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: duplicator that transmits the copy by wire or radio [syn:
           facsimile, facsimile machine, fax]
      v 1: send something via a facsimile machine; "Can you fax me the
           report right away?" [syn: fax, telefax, facsimile]

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      ("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.  V.27
     ter and V.29 protocols are used.
     [Details?  Standards?]

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