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Meaning of "duplex" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DUPLEX

From Latin: twofold, from duo two + -plex-fold.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DUPLEX

duplex  [ˈdjuːplɛks] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DUPLEX

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Duplex can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES DUPLEX MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of duplex in the English dictionary

The first definition of duplex in the dictionary is a duplex apartment or house. Other definition of duplex is a double-stranded region in a nucleic acid molecule. Duplex is also having two parts.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DUPLEX


Cineplex
ˈsɪnɪˌplɛks
complex
ˈkɒmplɛks
contraplex
ˈkɒntrəˌplɛks
flex
flɛks
fourplex
ˈfɔːplɛks
funplex
ˈfʌnˌplɛks
googolplex
ˈɡuːɡɒlˌplɛks
megaplex
ˈmɛɡəˌplɛks
multiplex
ˈmʌltɪˌplɛks
noncomplex
ˌnɒnˈkɒmplɛks
octuplex
ˈɒktjʊˌplɛks
overcomplex
ˌəʊvəˈkɒmplɛks
perplex
pəˈplɛks
quadplex
ˈkwɒdplɛks
quadruplex
ˈkwɒdrʊˌplɛks
simplex
ˈsɪmplɛks
suplex
ˈsuːplɛks
Supplex
ˈsʌplɛks
triplex
ˈtrɪplɛks
unperplex
ˌʌnpəˈplɛks

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DUPLEX

duple
duple time
Dupleix
Duplessis-Mornay
duplet
duplex apartment
duplex chain
duplex house
duplex paper
duplex printer
duplex printing
duplex scan
duplexer
duplexity
duplicability
duplicable
duplicand
duplicate
duplicate bridge
duplicately

WORDS THAT END LIKE DUPLEX

AIDS-related complex
apartment complex
B complex
cinema complex
Golgi complex
herpes simplex
heteroduplex
immune complex
inferiority complex
leisure complex
major histocompatibility complex
metroplex
military-industrial complex
Oedipus complex
plex
shopping complex
studio complex
superiority complex
time-division multiplex
vitamin B complex

Synonyms and antonyms of duplex in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «duplex» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DUPLEX

Find out the translation of duplex to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of duplex from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «duplex» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

复式
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

duplex
570 millions of speakers

English

duplex
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

द्वैध
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

دوبلكس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

дуплекс
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

duplex
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দ্বৈত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

duplex
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dupleks
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Doppelhaus
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

デュプレックス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

양면 인쇄
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Duplex
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đôi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இரட்டை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डुप्लेक्स
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dubleks
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

doppio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

duplex
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дуплекс
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

duplex
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

duplex
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

duplex
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

duplex
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

duplex
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of duplex

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DUPLEX»

The term «duplex» is very widely used and occupies the 10.831 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DUPLEX» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «duplex» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «duplex» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about duplex

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DUPLEX»

Discover the use of duplex in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to duplex and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Duplex Stainless Steels
Duplex Stainless Steels (DSSs) are chromium-nickel-molybdenum-iron alloys that are usually in proportions optimized for equalizing the volume fractions of austenite and ferrite.
Iris Alvarez-Armas, Suzanne Degallaix-Moreuil, 2013
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Duplex Systems: Hot-dip Galvanizing Plus Painting
This book is unique in several aspects. • It is the first comprehensive text ever written on the subject of duplex systems, which is the generic term for painted hot-dip galvanized steel. • Both the traditional batch hot-dip galvanizing ...
J.F.H. van Eijnsbergen, 1994
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Duplex and Color Doppler Imaging of the Venous System: With ...
The book provides a detailed, lucid, up-to-date account of the application of color duplex Doppler sonography in the diagnosis of pathologic conditions of the human venous system.
Gerhard H. Mostbeck, 2004
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Duplex Stainless Steels: Microstructure, Properties and ...
This book takes keynote papers from each, and develops and expands them to bring the topics right up to date. There is new material to cover grades, specifications and standards, and the book is fully cross-references and indexed.
Robert N. Gunn, 1997
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Duplex Planet
Over 100 issues later, his magazine has inspired a poetry collection, a 5-vol. CD set, two documentaries, three plays, and this book. Illus.
David Greenberger, 1993
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Color Duplex Sonography: Principles and Clinical Applications
Supported by 467 high-quality illustrations, Color Duplex Sonography is a fast-reading, beautifully illustrated book that covers this powerful diagnostic procedure for new and experienced practitioners alike.
Karl-Jürgen Wolf, Franz Fobbe, 1995
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Strandness's Duplex Scanning in Vascular Disorders
The Fourth Edition of D. Eugene Strandness's Duplex Scanning in Vascular Disorders has been significantly revised by a new team of authors.
R. Eugene Zierler, 2012
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Bad Habits: A Duplex Collection
Theirs is a messy, manly-man bachelor pad filled with beer, salty snacks, and power tools. In Bad Habits, the second Duplex collection, Eno and Fang once again star in their unique world of adventure and hilarity.
Glenn McCoy, 2006
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Duplex scanning in vascular disorders [electronic resource]
Written by an internationally recognized pioneer in duplex scanning, this book shows readers how to use this technique in evaluating patients with arterial and venous disease.
Donald Eugene Strandness, 2002
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Configuring Juniper Networks NetScreen & SSG Firewalls
This means they negotiate Ethernet settings such as speed and duplex. Regardless of the auto-sensing feature, you will want to hard code these settings to ensure that you are getting proper performance out of your network.This configuration ...
Rob Cameron, Chris Cantrell, Anne Hemni, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DUPLEX»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term duplex is used in the context of the following news items.
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Editorial: Habitat for Humanity: Building duplex continued strong …
A group helps assemble a wall during the construction of the first ever Habitat for Humanity-Forsyth County duplex homes at the intersection of ... «Winston-Salem Journal, Jul 15»
2
SUV crashes into front porch of duplex home in Coatesville
Ken's Towing removes a Ford Escape that crashed into the porch of a duplex home in the 100 block of South 5th Avenue in Coatesville on ... «Daily Local News, Jul 15»
3
Families Safe After Lexington Duplex Catches Fire
LEXINGTON, N.C. -- Two families are safe after a duplex fire in Lexington on Wednesday morning. It started around 6:00 a.m.. Neighbors woke ... «TWC News, Jul 15»
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Firefighters battle duplex fire on city's north sideFIRE
Firefighters battle duplex fire on city's north sideFIRE ... got out safely Wednesday as firefighters battled a fire at a Ray Boulevard duplex. «Tbnewswatch.com, Jul 15»
5
NAB Urges FCC To Keep TV out of Duplex Gap
In a letter to the FCC, the group says relocating broadcasters to the duplex gap would prevent unlicensed users and licensed wireless ... «Wireless Week, Jul 15»
6
Fire at Duplex on Rochester's Northeast Side Began in Kitchen
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- A fire at a duplex on Strong Street in Rochester began in the kitchen when someone left a pan unattended on a hot stove, ... «TWC News, Jul 15»
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Shooting in northeast Kansas duplex kills woman, wounds girl
(AP) — A woman was killed and a girl was wounded after someone fired several shots into a suburban Kansas City duplex on the same block ... «KAKE, Jul 15»
8
Lakewood: Brand New Duplex, Next To BMG Ready To Move In …
Imagine sitting in your magnificent, brand new house enjoying a delicious supper while looking out at your children playing in large, spacious, ... «Yeshiva World News, Jul 15»
9
Plumbing work determined to be cause of Saturday duplex fire …
A fire in a duplex on Legends Circle Saturday caused about $150,000 in damages, Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical Division Chief Eve ... «Lawrence Journal World, Jul 15»
10
Fireworks cause duplex fire early Sunday in Vancouver
Fireworks caused a blaze that destroyed most of a duplex early Sunday in east Vancouver, causing about $400,000 in damage to the building ... «The Columbian, Jul 15»

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