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 (trĭp′lĕks′, trī′plĕks′)
1. Composed of three parts; threefold; triple.
2. Having three apartments, divisions, or floors: a triplex apartment building; a triplex cinema.
Something, such as an apartment building, that is triplex: We live in a triplex.

[Latin; see trei- in Indo-European roots.]
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a less common word for triple
[C17: from Latin: threefold, from tri- + -plex -fold]


(Automotive Engineering) trademark Brit a laminated safety glass, as used in car windows
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(ˈtrɪp lɛks, ˈtraɪ plɛks)

1. threefold; triple.
2. something triple.
3. an apartment having three floors.
4. a multiplex of three theaters.
[1595–1605; < Latin triplex, s. triplic- threefold]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.triplex - having three units or components or elementstriplex - having three units or components or elements; "a ternary operation"; "a treble row of red beads"; "overcrowding made triple sessions necessary"; "triple time has three beats per measure"; "triplex windows"
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"
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