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facsimile


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Facsimile  \Fac*sim"i*le\,,  v.  t. 
  To  make  a  facsimile  of 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Facsimile  \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 
  {Simile}.] 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  facsimile 
  n  1:  an  exact  copy  or  reproduction  [syn:  {autotype}] 
  2:  transmits  the  copy  by  wire  or  radio  [syn:  {facsimile  machine}, 
  {fax}] 
  v  :  send  something  via  a  facsimile  machine;  "Can  you  fax  me  the 
  report  right  away?"  [syn:  {fax},  {telefax}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  facsimile 
 
    ("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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  (1995-11-15) 
 
 




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