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du·plex

 (do͞o′plĕks′, dyo͞o′-)
adj.
1. Twofold; double.
2. Having two apartments, divisions, or floors.
3. Relating to or being a single assembly of machinery having two identical units that are capable of operating simultaneously or independently.
4. Electronics Of or relating to a communications mode, as in a telephone system, that provides simultaneous transmission and reception in both directions.
n.
1.
a. A house divided into two living units or residences, usually having separate entrances.
b. A duplex apartment.
2. Something, such as a communications system, that is duplex.

[Latin; see dwo- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

du·plex′i·ty (-plĕk′sĭ-tē) n.

duplex

(ˈdjuːplɛks)
n
1. (Architecture) US and Canadian a duplex apartment or house
2. (Chemistry) a double-stranded region in a nucleic acid molecule
adj
3. having two parts
4. (Mechanical Engineering) machinery having pairs of components of independent but identical function
5. (Electronics) permitting the transmission of simultaneous signals in both directions in a radio, telecommunications, or computer channel
[C19: from Latin: twofold, from duo two + -plex -fold]
duˈplexity n

du•plex

(ˈdu plɛks, ˈdyu-)

n.
3. a double-stranded region of DNA.
adj.
4. having two parts; double; twofold.
5. pertaining to or noting a telecommunications system, as most telephone systems, permitting the simultaneous transmission of two messages in opposite directions over one channel.
v.t.
6. to make duplex; make or change into a duplex.
[1810–20; < Latin: twofold, double]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.duplex - a house with two units sharing a common wallduplex - a house with two units sharing a common wall
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
2.duplex - an apartment having rooms on two floors that are connected by a staircaseduplex - an apartment having rooms on two floors that are connected by a staircase
apartment, flat - a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house
Verb1.duplex - change into a duplex
convert - change the nature, purpose, or function of something; "convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to laborers"
Adj.1.duplex - (used technically of a device or process) having two parts; "a duplex transaction"
multiple - having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual; "multiple birth"; "multiple ownership"; "made multiple copies of the speech"; "his multiple achievements in public life"; "her multiple personalities"; "a pineapple is a multiple fruit"
2.duplex - allowing communication in opposite directions simultaneously; "duplex system"; "duplex telephony"
telecom, telecommunication - (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically
bidirectional - reactive or functioning or allowing movement in two usually opposite directions

duplex

adjective
Composed of two parts or things:
Translations
dvojdomekdvoudomek
tofamiliehus
paritalo
kuća prizidana s jedne strane
二戸建て住宅
두 채가 한 동을 이루고 있는 집
parhus
ครึ่งหนึ่งบ้านที่อยู่ติดกัน
nhà chung tường

duplex

[ˈdjuːpleks] (US) N (also duplex house) casa para dos familias formada por dos viviendas adosadas (also duplex apartment) → dúplex m inv

duplex

[ˈdjuːplɛks] n (US) (also duplex apartment) → duplex m

duplex

adj (Elec, Tech) → doppelt; (Comput) → Duplex-; duplex operationDuplexbetrieb m

duplex

[ˈdjuːplɛks] n (Am) (also duplex apartment) → appartamento su due piani

duplex

شبه, مَنْزِلٌ نِصْفُ الـمُتَصِّل dvojdomek, dvoudomek tofamiliehus Doppelhaushälfte ημιανεξάρτητη οικία, ήμισυ adosada, casa pareada, casa semiseparada, pareada paritalo maison jumelée kuća prizidana s jedne strane bifamiliare, casa bifamiliare 二戸建て住宅 두 채가 한 동을 이루고 있는 집 halfvrijstaand huis, twee-onder-een-kapwoning semifinale, tomannsbolig bliźniak casa geminada, semi дом, имеющий общую стенку с соседним домом parhus ครึ่งหนึ่ง, บ้านที่อยู่ติดกัน bitişik nizam ev nhà chung tường , 半独立式房屋
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