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tele- +‎ copier, originally a trademark of Xerox.


telecopier (plural telecopiers)

  1. A fax machine.
    • 2000, Moira Johnston, Takeover: The New Wall Street Warriors, page 161:
      Sorte and his team had moved to the offices of their lawyers, Davis Polk, because they had a bank of six telecopiers.
    • 2003, Winn L. Rosch, Winn L. Rosch Hardware Bible, page 957:
      From a computer perspective, however, fax operates as a teleprinter rather than a telecopier, a printer that operates by remote control miles away from your computer.