1 (used technically of a device or process) having two parts; "a duplex transaction"
2 allowing communication in opposite directions simultaneously; "duplex system"; "duplex telephony"
2 an apartment having rooms on two floors that are connected by a staircase [syn: duplex apartment]
EtymologyFrom duplex, from duo + plico from πλέκω.
- double, made up of two parts
- two direction (electronical signaling)
- house made up of two dwelling units
- (stamp-collecting) a cancellation combining a numerical cancellation with a second mark showing time, date, and place of posting.
Duplex, meaning double or twofold, commonly refers to:
Duplex can also refer to:
Arts and music
- Duplex can refer to a double stranded molecule of DNA or RNA
- Duplex reticle, a type of telescopic sight with a type of crosshairs reticle tapering to the center of the scope's sight picture
- Duplex bullets, a small-arms cartridge with two bullets in it
- Duplex nails, a 2 headed nail mainly used for setting up foundations
duplex in Czech: Duplex
duplex in German: Duplex
duplex in Spanish: Dúplex
duplex in French: Duplex
duplex in Korean: 듀플렉스
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