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Meaning of telex

tel•ex

Pronunciation: (tel'eks), [key]
— n.
  1. (sometimes cap.) a two-way teletypewriter service channeled through a public telecommunications system for instantaneous, direct communication between subscribers at remote locations.
  2. a teletypewriter used to send or receive on such a service.
  3. a message transmitted by telex.
—v.t.
  1. to send (a message) by telex: We telex instructions to the agent.
  2. to send a message by telex to: They telexed the Paris office.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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