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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A communications system consisting of teletypewriters connected to a telephonic network to send and receive signals.
  • n. A message sent or received by such a system.
  • transitive v. To send (a message) by telex.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A communications system consisting of a network of teletypewriters.
  • n. A message sent through such a network.
  • n. The machine used to send and receive such messages.
  • v. To send (a message) by telex.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. communicate by telex
  • n. a character printer connected to a telegraph that operates like a typewriter

Etymologies

tel(etypewriter) + ex(change).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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