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two-way

(to͞o′wā′)
adj.
1.
a. Affording passage in two directions: a two-way street.
b. Moving in two directions: two-way traffic.
2.
a. Permitting communication in two directions: a two-way radio.
b. Permitting flow in two directions: a two-way valve.
3.
a. Expressive of or involving mutual action, relationship, or responsibility.
b. Involving two participants: a two-way treaty.
4. Sports Playing both offense and defense: a two-way player.

two-way

adj
1. moving, permitting movement, or operating in either of two opposite directions: two-way traffic; a two-way valve.
2. involving two participants: a two-way agreement.
3. involving reciprocal obligation or mutual action: a two-way process.
4. (Telecommunications) (of a radio, telephone, etc) allowing communications in two directions using both transmitting and receiving equipment

two′-way′



adj.
1. providing for or allowing movement in opposite directions: two-way traffic.
2. involving two parties or participants: a two-way political race.
3. entailing responsibilities or obligations on both such parties.
4. capable of both receiving and sending signals: a two-way radio.
5. capable of being used in two ways.
[1565–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.two-way - supported by both sidestwo-way - supported by both sides; "a two-way treaty"
nonpartisan, nonpartizan - free from party affiliation or bias
2.two-way - involving two parts or elementstwo-way - involving two parts or elements; "a bipartite document"; "a two-way treaty"
many-sided, multilateral - having many parts or sides
3.two-way - operating or permitting operation in either of two opposite directionstwo-way - operating or permitting operation in either of two opposite directions; "a two-way valve"; "two-way traffic"; "two-way streets"
bidirectional - reactive or functioning or allowing movement in two usually opposite directions
Translations

two-way

[ˈtuːˈweɪ]
A. ADJ [radio] → emisor y receptor; [street] → de doble sentido
B. CPD two-way mirror Nluna f de efecto espejo
two-way switch Nconmutador m de dos direcciones
two-way traffic Ncirculación f en dos sentidos

two-way

[ˈtuːˌweɪ] adj (street) → a doppio senso; (traffic) → a doppio senso di circolazione
two-way radio → radio f inv ricetrasmittente

two

(tuː) noun
1. the number or figure 2.
2. the age of 2.
adjective
1. 2 in number.
2. aged 2.
two-
having two (of something). a two-door car.
ˌtwo-ˈfaced adjective
decitful. a two-faced person.
ˌtwo-ˈhanded adjective, adverb
(to be used, played etc) with two hands. a two-handed stroke.
twosome noun
two people; a couple. They usually travel in a twosome.
ˌtwo-ˈway adjective
able to act, operate, be used etc in two ways or directions. two-way traffic; a two-way radio.
ˈtwo-year-old noun
a person or animal that is two years old.
adjective
(of a person, animal or thing) that is two years old.
in two
(broken) in two pieces. The magazine was torn in two.
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