telex machine

telex machine
noun
a character printer connected to a telegraph that operates like a typewriter
Derivationally related forms: ↑telex (for: ↑telex)

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  • Télex —  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Telex.  Télex est un réseau de communication entre téléscripteurs, mis en place à partir des années 1930 et encore en service au début du XXIe siècle. Sommaire 1 Histoire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • telex — ▪ I. telex tel‧ex 1 [ˈteleks] noun TELECOMMUNICATIONS 1. [uncountable] a system of sending written messages from one business to another along telephone lines or by satellite. This system has been widely replaced by fax and E Mail: • …   Financial and business terms

  • telex — [[t]te̱leks[/t]] telexes, telexing, telexed 1) N UNCOUNT Telex is an international system of sending written messages. Messages are converted into signals which are transmitted, either by electricity or by radio signals, and then printed out by a …   English dictionary

  • telex — I UK [ˈteleks] / US [ˈtelˌeks] noun Word forms telex : singular telex plural telexes a) [uncountable] a system for sending and receiving messages using a telephone line and a machine called a teleprinter that prints the messages b) [countable] a… …   English dictionary

  • telex — tel|ex1 [ tel,eks ] noun uncount a system for sending and receiving messages using a telephone line and a machine called a teleprinter that prints the messages a. count a message sent by telex, or the machine used to send or receive it telex… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Telex — A method of communicating written messages over the international telephone network, using a Telex (teleprinter) machine. Although fax and e mail have replaced Telex in virtually all business applications it is still used by shipping, news… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • telex — tel|ex [ˈteleks] n [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: teleprinter + exchange] 1.) [U] a method of communication, in which messages are written on a special machine and then sent using the telephone network 2.) a message sent in this way >telex v [I and …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • teletype machine — noun a character printer connected to a telegraph that operates like a typewriter • Syn: ↑teletypewriter, ↑teleprinter, ↑telex, ↑telex machine • Derivationally related forms: ↑telex (for: ↑telex) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Telegraphy — (from the Greek words (τηλε) = far and (γραφειν) = write) is the long distance transmission of written messages without physical transport of letters. Radiotelegraphy or wireless telegraphy transmits messages using radio. Telegraphy includes… …   Wikipedia

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