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Fax (short for facsimile) is

  1. "[a] system [that] converts a page of text or images into data. Once the input data is scanned and translated into code, ordinary telephone lines can carry the transmission to a recipient’s terminal to be decoded and printed for hard copy distribution."[1]
  2. "[a]n exact copy of a document, drawing, photograph, or the like."[2]

References Edit

  1. Electronic Surveillance and Civil Liberties, at 47.
  2. EPA, Vocabulary Catalog List Detail - Records Glossary (full-text).

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