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.
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- 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
The otherwise fabulous Regis McKenna Inc. office in Palo Alto was still using something called telex.
I could barely wait to get back to the small office we had in Paris and type up what was called the telex in those days, which was a very clunky machine.
What I noticed on their business cards at the time was something called a telex number.
By contrast, the telephone and telegraph had barely changed since he was born; radio and talkies had been around since his youth; only television and yawn telex were true novelties.
He had a chattering telex in his flat, in the hallway by the bathroom.
It's the telex machine all over a-bloody-again, I tell you.
I'll never forget the jolt of excitement that seized me, nor my frantic rush to the telex machine to get the news to the world.
Messages poured in from the bank of telex machines; rolls of paper cascaded to the office floor.
*In an understatement, Newsweek editors in New York sent a telex to their Atlanta bureau asking reporters to “please include any controversial bits should there be any” along with “background on the dinner and whether it shatters any precedent” in a report of “200 words … including best King quotes plus menu of dinner and any color details.”
In a telex to the New York office, the Atlanta bureau of Newsweek noted that the “response of white churches in Atlanta was spectacular, suggesting a pent-up need to be involved.”