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.