from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In telegraphy, to render capable of conveying six messages at the same time.
  • Sixfold.
  • In electricity, designed for the transmission of six messages simultaneously.
  • n. A sextuplex telegraph.


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  • Here he continued, moreover, his earlier work on the quadruplex, sextuplex, multiplex, and automatic telegraphs, and did his notable pioneer work in wireless telegraphy.

    Edison, His Life and Inventions, vol. 1

  • He was still busily engaged on the telephone, on acoustic electrical transmission, sextuplex telegraphs, duplex telegraphs, miscellaneous carbon articles, and other inventions of a minor nature.

    Edison, His Life and Inventions, vol. 1


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