duplex

Definitions:

  • Twofold; double.
  • Having two apartments, divisions, or floors.
  • Relating to or being a single assembly of machinery having two identical units that are capable of operating simultaneously or independently.
  • Of or relating to a communications mode, as in a telephone system, that provides simultaneous transmission and reception in both directions.
  • A house divided into two living units or residences, usually having separate entrances.
  • Something, such as an apartment, that is duplex.
  • Double; twofold.
  • A doubling or duplicating.
  • In <em>telegraphy</em>, to arrange (a wire) so that two messages may be transmitted along it at the same time.
  • To transmit telegraphic messages by the duplex system.
  • To arrange, as a telegraph line, so that two messages may be transmitted simultaneously; to equip with a duplex telegraphic outfit.
  • something which is duplex; -- used mostly in reference to a living unit, such as an apartment, in a building having two similar living units.
  • a double-stranded region in a nucleic acid molecule. See <er>deoxyribonucleic acid</er>.
  • Double; twofold.
  • organized so that data may be transmitted in two opposite directions over the same channel; -- of communications channels, such as data transfer lines between computers.
  • a peculiar kind of watch escapement, in which the scape-wheel has two sets of teeth. See <er>Escapement</er>.
  • one for turning off, screwing, and surfacing, by means of two cutting tools, on opposite sides of the piece operated upon.
  • a steam pump in which two steam cylinders are placed side by side, one operating the valves of the other.
  • a complaint in the nature of an appeal from the ordinary to his immediate superior, as from a bishop to an archbishop.
  • a system of telegraphy for sending two messages over the same wire simultaneously.
  • one with a duplex escapement.
  • 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).
  • arranged so that the information transmitted to the remote computer does not appear on the local terminal; -- of communications channels between computers; contrasted with half duplex(b).
  • <xref>double</xref>, made up of two parts
  • two direction (electronical signaling)
  • house made up of two dwelling units
  • a cancellation combining a numerical cancellation with a second mark showing time, date, and place of posting.
  • throwing motion where two balls are thrown with one hand at the same time.
  • To make duplex.
  • To make into a duplex.
  • To make a series of duplex throws.
  • a house with two units sharing a common wall
  • change into a duplex
  • (used technically of a device or process) having two parts
  • an apartment having rooms on two floors that are connected by a staircase
  • allowing communication in opposite directions simultaneously
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