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tel·ex

 (tĕl′ĕks′)
n.
1. A communications system consisting of teletypewriters connected to a telephonic network to send and receive signals.
2. A message sent or received by such a system.
tr.v. tel·exed, tel·ex·ing, tel·ex·es
To send (a message) by telex.

telex

(ˈtɛlɛks)
n
1. (Telecommunications) an international telegraph service in which teleprinters are rented out to subscribers for the purpose of direct communication
2. (Telecommunications) a teleprinter used in such a service
3. (Telecommunications) a message transmitted or received by telex
vb
(Telecommunications) to transmit (a message) to (a person, office, etc) by telex
[C20: from tel(eprinter) ex(change)]

tel•ex

(ˈtɛl ɛks)

n.
1. (sometimes cap.) a two-way teletypewriter service channeled through a public telecommunications system for direct communication between subscribers at remote locations.
2. a message transmitted by telex.
v.t.
3. to send (a message) by telex.
[1930–35; tel (eprinter) + ex (change)]

telex


Past participle: telexed
Gerund: telexing

Imperative
telex
telex
Present
I telex
you telex
he/she/it telexes
we telex
you telex
they telex
Preterite
I telexed
you telexed
he/she/it telexed
we telexed
you telexed
they telexed
Present Continuous
I am telexing
you are telexing
he/she/it is telexing
we are telexing
you are telexing
they are telexing
Present Perfect
I have telexed
you have telexed
he/she/it has telexed
we have telexed
you have telexed
they have telexed
Past Continuous
I was telexing
you were telexing
he/she/it was telexing
we were telexing
you were telexing
they were telexing
Past Perfect
I had telexed
you had telexed
he/she/it had telexed
we had telexed
you had telexed
they had telexed
Future
I will telex
you will telex
he/she/it will telex
we will telex
you will telex
they will telex
Future Perfect
I will have telexed
you will have telexed
he/she/it will have telexed
we will have telexed
you will have telexed
they will have telexed
Future Continuous
I will be telexing
you will be telexing
he/she/it will be telexing
we will be telexing
you will be telexing
they will be telexing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been telexing
you have been telexing
he/she/it has been telexing
we have been telexing
you have been telexing
they have been telexing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been telexing
you will have been telexing
he/she/it will have been telexing
we will have been telexing
you will have been telexing
they will have been telexing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been telexing
you had been telexing
he/she/it had been telexing
we had been telexing
you had been telexing
they had been telexing
Conditional
I would telex
you would telex
he/she/it would telex
we would telex
you would telex
they would telex
Past Conditional
I would have telexed
you would have telexed
he/she/it would have telexed
we would have telexed
you would have telexed
they would have telexed

telex

A quick form of communication and an advance on simple telegraph systems. It transmits a message from one machine to a similar one anywhere in the world at about 100 words per minute.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.telex - a character printer connected to a telegraph that operates like a typewritertelex - a character printer connected to a telegraph that operates like a typewriter
character printer, character-at-a-time printer, serial printer - a printer that prints a single character at a time
Verb1.telex - communicate by telex; "We telexed the information to our sister company"
telecommunicate - communicate over long distances, as via the telephone or e-mail
Translations

telex

[ˈteleks]
A. N (gen) → télex m inv
B. VT & VIenviar un télex (a)

telex

[ˈtɛlɛks]
n
(= system) → télex m
(= machine) → télex m
(= message) → télex m
vt
[+ message] → envoyer par télex
[+ person, organization] → envoyer un télex à
vienvoyer un télex

telex

nTelex nt; (= message also)Fernschreiben nt
vt messagetelexen, per Telex mitteilen; personein Telex schicken (+dat)

telex

[ˈtɛlɛks]
1. ntelex m inv
3. vt (message) → trasmettere per telex
to telex sb (about sth) → informare qn via telex (di qc)
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