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Definition 1: an apartment having rooms on two floors that are connected by a staircase - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for duplex in the sense of this definition

(duplex is a kind of ...) a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house

Definition 2: a house with two units sharing a common wall - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for duplex in the sense of this definition

(duplex is a kind of ...) a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families

"he has a house on Cape Cod" "she felt she had to get out of the house"

Definition 3: change into a duplex - [verb of change]

(duplex is a kind of ...) change the nature, purpose, or function of something

"convert lead into gold" "convert hotels into jails" "convert slaves to laborers"

Definition 4: allowing communication in opposite directions simultaneously - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where duplex or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • duplex system
  • duplex telephony

(duplex is similar to ...) reactive or functioning or allowing movement in two usually opposite directions

(duplex belongs to category ...) (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically

Definition 5: (used technically of a device or process) having two parts - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where duplex or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a duplex transaction

(duplex is similar to ...) having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual

"multiple birth" "multiple ownership" "made multiple copies of the speech" "his multiple achievements in public life" "her multiple personalities" "a pineapple is a multiple fruit"

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