Adjective "telexed" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


An international system of telegraphy with printed messages transmitted and received by teleprinters using the public telecommunications network.
  1. as modifier 'telex messages'
  2. 'It will additionally support fax, telex, or EDI transmissions…'
  3. 'Then came telex, followed by the fax machine and now the Internet.'
  4. 'It featured a high density of interaction, not least through the secure telex network.'
  5. 'Signature is a typical form of authentication but there may be other avenues such as a PIN, a so-called electronic signature, tested telex, or SWIFT message.'
  6. 'The decision was notified to Mr Smith in London, by telex dated 19th November, on the basis that it would be what was described as ‘a one time transaction’.'
  7. 'The first of the telex exchanges which led to the London contract included in clause 8 provision that payment should be ‘without discount, withholding or setoff’.'
  8. 'And he couldn't receive information over the sat phone because he couldn't talk, so he communicated via telex and received instructions.'
  9. 'I found it waiting on the telex in Mitch's office'
  10. 'Ancient telex machines lie defunct, the lobby floors often stink of petrol - used as a cheap detergent - and windows still have anti-bomb tape on them.'
  11. 'In a forgotten warehouse, 500 telex machines were discovered which had been bought by the previous Chilean government but left unused because nobody knew what to do with them.'
  12. 'The telex machine in the plant's foreign trade office was buzzing with communications from companies in Europe, America and the Far East.'
  13. 'Finally, a telegraphic or telex message is not recorded, except by the sending and recipient banks.'
  14. 'To my mind that telex is a plain acceptance of the amount demanded, since it plainly describes the amount as undisputed.'
  15. 'The happiest day of my life was when I received the telex that said I had been accepted as an SAA pilot.'
  16. 'They were the days of letters, telexes, faxes and telegrams.'
  17. 'In the radio room, the Russian operator monitors the clatter of incoming telexes, faxes, weather forecasts and ice reports.'
  18. 'That evening I received a telex from my colleague at the Western Australian Museum, passing on some interesting news items from home.'
  19. 'Some encryption machines protect telephone calls, others protect fax and Telex messages, and still others protect computer communications.'
  20. 'An example is furnished by a telex dispatched by the originator's bank to its correspondent with a request that the funds be credited to the beneficiary's account with the beneficiary's bank.'
  21. 'For the reasons given earlier, an oral contract evidenced only by a re-cap telex, does not seem to me to qualify for this purpose.'


Communicate with (someone) by telex.
  1. 'They telexed the company denying breach of contract, and refusing to agree to a USD 230,000 discount.'
  2. 'You had to run out to find foreign newspapers, or have them laboriously telexed from London or Paris.'

More definitions

1. (sometimes initial capital letter) 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. verb (used with object)

4. to send (a message) by telex: We telex instructions to the agent.

5. to send a message by telex to: They telexed the Paris office.

More examples(as adjective)

"transfers can be telexed."

"moneys can be telexed."

"invitations can be telexed."

"claims can be telexed."


(telex)1930s: blend of teleprinter and exchange.