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English adjective: duplex

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


SamplesA duplex transaction.


Similarmultiple


Antonymssingle

2. duplex allowing communication in opposite directions simultaneously


SamplesDuplex system.
Duplex telephony.


Similarbidirectional


Domain categorytelecom, telecommunication


Antonymsunidirectional


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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