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English adjective: duplex

1. duplex (used technically of a device or process) having two parts

SamplesA duplex transaction.



2. duplex allowing communication in opposite directions simultaneously

SamplesDuplex system.
Duplex telephony.


Domain categorytelecom, telecommunication


English noun: duplex

1. duplex (artifact) a house with two units sharing a common wall

Synonymsduplex house, semidetached house

Broader (hypernym)house

2. duplex (artifact) an apartment having rooms on two floors that are connected by a staircase

Synonymsduplex apartment

Broader (hypernym)apartment, flat

English verb: duplex

1. duplex (change) change into a duplex

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)convert

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