American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Twofold; double.
- adj. Having two apartments, divisions, or floors.
- adj. Relating to or being a single assembly of machinery having two identical units that are capable of operating simultaneously or independently.
- adj. Electronics Of or relating to a communications mode, as in a telephone system, that provides simultaneous transmission and reception in both directions.
- n. A house divided into two living units or residences, usually having separate entrances.
- n. Something, such as an apartment, that is duplex.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Double; twofold. Specifically applied in electricity to a system of telegraphy in which two messages are transmitted at the same time over a single wire: it includes both diplex and contraplex. See these words.
- n. A doubling or duplicating.
- In telegraphy, 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.
- adj. double, made up of two parts
- adj. two direction (electronical signaling)
- n. house made up of two dwelling units
- n. philately a cancellation combining a numerical cancellation with a second mark showing time, date, and place of posting.
- n. juggling throwing motion where two balls are thrown with one hand at the same time.
- v. To make duplex.
- v. To make into a duplex.
- v. jugging To make a series of duplex throws.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Double; twofold.
- adj. (Computers) 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.
- v. (Teleg.) To arrange, as a telegraph line, so that two messages may be transmitted simultaneously; to equip with a duplex telegraphic outfit.
- n. something which is duplex; -- used mostly in reference to a living unit, such as an apartment, in a building having two similar living units.
- n. (Biology, Genetics) a double-stranded region in a nucleic acid molecule. See deoxyribonucleic acid.
- n. a house with two units sharing a common wall
- v. change into a duplex
- adj. (used technically of a device or process) having two parts
- n. an apartment having rooms on two floors that are connected by a staircase
- adj. allowing communication in opposite directions simultaneously
- From Latin duplex ("double, two-fold"), from duo ("two") + plico ("fold together"), from Ancient Greek πλέκω (pleko, "twist, braid"). (Wiktionary)
- Latin. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“What I call a duplex is a property with two units, both on the same deed; this is the "smallest" kind of multi-family.”
“According to Chicago Curbed, three units have been sold, but unit 202, a 2,964 square-foot 4 bedroom, 3.1 bath duplex is still on the market.”
“Our home is what might be called a duplex, in that we share a common wall with one other unit.”
“Two unit properties are commonly referred to as a duplex; three units a tri-plex, four units a four-plex, quadplex or quadruplex.”
“Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal Also in the duplex is a home office that Mr. Lynskey created with stainless steel countertops.”
“At the centerpiece of the duplex is a cast-iron and mahogany staircase that was welded together inside the home.”
“Bryan Derballa for The Wall Street Journal The centerpiece of the duplex is a cast-iron and mahogany staircase that was welded together inside the home.”
“Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal Inside, however, the duplex is an eye-catching space decorated with colorful artwork and eclectic furnishings from the couple's travels around the world.”
“Laraine and Francine have second jobs: Their mother and disabled brother live in Francine's duplex, which is 10 blocks from their childhood home, and they help her take care of him.”
“Ascending the stair custom-designed in wrought iron and marble, the 49th floor section of the duplex is a palatial master suite.”
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