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(Computers) arranged so that the information may be transmitted in both directions, but only in one direction at a time; - of communications channels between computers; contrasted with full duplex(a).
arranged so that the information transmitted to the remote computer also appears on the local terminal; - of communications channels between computers; contrasted with full duplex(b).

See also: Duplex, Duplex

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Comtech AHA's DVB-S2 LDPC core implements an encoder with an interleaver, a decoder with a deinterleaver, and operates in either full duplex or half duplex modes.
The IQ100 handles up to 100 Mbps on the fiber side and auto-negotiates 10/100 Mbps full or half duplex on the copper side.