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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 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
References in classic literature ?
Duplex libelli dos est: quod risum movet, Et quod prudenti vitam consilio monet.
God wills also that thou abdicate a manifold and duplex life, and that thou be content that others speak for thee.
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Google revealed that about 25 per cent of calls placed through its free Duplex service started with a human.
* Duplex can call and book appointments on a user's behalf.
As the second license granted by CommScope to its duplex LC adapter patent portfolio, the license provides additional acknowledgement of the value of the duplex LC adapter patent portfolio by another provider of the market.
The license, which is the second license granted by CommScope for its duplex LC adapter patent portfolio, provides additional acknowledgement of the value of the duplex LC adapter patent portfolio by another leader in the market.
Google Duplex is intricate and has many pros and cons to the center of its development.
San Francisco: Google's voice-calling "Duplex" - which lets Artificial Intelligence (AI) mimic a human voice to make appointments and book tables through phone calls - may soon enter call centres assisting humans with customer queries.
But to compare a robocall with Google Duplex is like equating the common housecat to a Bengal Tiger - some similarities are in place, but it's a different animal altogether.
According to a report by Bloomberg, on Thursday, theAlphabet Inc.unit shared more details on how the Duplex robot-calling feature will operate when it's released publicly.
Eugene Springfield Fire Battalion Chief Lance Lighty said a couple in one side of the duplex woke up to the alarm, got their baby and exited the home safely.