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Being at the pinnacle of my career is not to turn up in some multiplex blockbuster.
Kelly Reilly

Meaning of "multiplex" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD MULTIPLEX

From Latin: having many folds, from multi- + plicāre to fold.
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PRONUNCIATION OF MULTIPLEX

multiplex  [ˈmʌltɪˌplɛks] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MULTIPLEX

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Multiplex is a verb and can also 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.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb multiplex in English.

WHAT DOES MULTIPLEX MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of multiplex in the English dictionary

The first definition of multiplex in the dictionary is the use of a common communications channel for sending two or more messages or signals. In frequency-division multiplex the frequency band transmitted by the common channel is split into narrower bands each of which constitutes a distinct channel. In time-division multiplex different channels are established by intermittent connections to the common channel. Other definition of multiplex is a purpose-built complex containing a number of cinemas and usually a restaurant or bar. Multiplex is also designating a method of map-making using three cameras to produce a stereoscopic effect.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO MULTIPLEX

PRESENT

Present
I multiplex
you multiplex
he/she/it multiplexes
we multiplex
you multiplex
they multiplex
Present continuous
I am multiplexing
you are multiplexing
he/she/it is multiplexing
we are multiplexing
you are multiplexing
they are multiplexing
Present perfect
I have multiplexed
you have multiplexed
he/she/it has multiplexed
we have multiplexed
you have multiplexed
they have multiplexed
Present perfect continuous
I have been multiplexing
you have been multiplexing
he/she/it has been multiplexing
we have been multiplexing
you have been multiplexing
they have been multiplexing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I multiplexed
you multiplexed
he/she/it multiplexed
we multiplexed
you multiplexed
they multiplexed
Past continuous
I was multiplexing
you were multiplexing
he/she/it was multiplexing
we were multiplexing
you were multiplexing
they were multiplexing
Past perfect
I had multiplexed
you had multiplexed
he/she/it had multiplexed
we had multiplexed
you had multiplexed
they had multiplexed
Past perfect continuous
I had been multiplexing
you had been multiplexing
he/she/it had been multiplexing
we had been multiplexing
you had been multiplexing
they had been multiplexing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will multiplex
you will multiplex
he/she/it will multiplex
we will multiplex
you will multiplex
they will multiplex
Future continuous
I will be multiplexing
you will be multiplexing
he/she/it will be multiplexing
we will be multiplexing
you will be multiplexing
they will be multiplexing
Future perfect
I will have multiplexed
you will have multiplexed
he/she/it will have multiplexed
we will have multiplexed
you will have multiplexed
they will have multiplexed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been multiplexing
you will have been multiplexing
he/she/it will have been multiplexing
we will have been multiplexing
you will have been multiplexing
they will have been multiplexing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would multiplex
you would multiplex
he/she/it would multiplex
we would multiplex
you would multiplex
they would multiplex
Conditional continuous
I would be multiplexing
you would be multiplexing
he/she/it would be multiplexing
we would be multiplexing
you would be multiplexing
they would be multiplexing
Conditional perfect
I would have multiplex
you would have multiplex
he/she/it would have multiplex
we would have multiplex
you would have multiplex
they would have multiplex
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been multiplexing
you would have been multiplexing
he/she/it would have been multiplexing
we would have been multiplexing
you would have been multiplexing
they would have been multiplexing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you multiplex
we let´s multiplex
you multiplex
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to multiplex
Past participle
multiplexed
Present Participle
multiplexing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MULTIPLEX


Cineplex
ˈsɪnɪˌplɛks
complex
ˈkɒmplɛks
contraplex
ˈkɒntrəˌplɛks
duplex
ˈdjuːplɛks
flex
flɛks
fourplex
ˈfɔːplɛks
funplex
ˈfʌnˌplɛks
googolplex
ˈɡuːɡɒlˌplɛks
megaplex
ˈmɛɡəˌplɛks
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 MULTIPLEX

multiple factors
multiple fission
multiple fruit
multiple ownership
multiple personality
multiple pile-up
multiple sclerosis
multiple shop
multiple star
multiple store
multiple voting
multiple-choice
multiple-entry visa
multiple-risk insurance
multiplepoinding
multiplet
multiplex transmitter
multiplexer
multiplexing
multiplexor

WORDS THAT END LIKE MULTIPLEX

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

Synonyms and antonyms of multiplex in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «multiplex» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MULTIPLEX

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

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

multiplex
570 millions of speakers

English

multiplex
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मल्टीप्लेक्स
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

متعدد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

мультиплекс
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

multiplex
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বহুবিধ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

multiplex
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Multiplex
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Multiplex
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

マルチプレックス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

멀티 플렉스
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Multiplex
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

máy điện báo kép
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பல
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मल्टिप्लेक्स
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

multipleks
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

molteplice
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

multipleks
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

мультиплекс
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

multiplex
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

multiplex
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

multiplex
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

multiplex
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

multiplex
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of multiplex

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MULTIPLEX»

The term «multiplex» is very widely used and occupies the 20.952 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MULTIPLEX» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «multiplex» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «multiplex» 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 multiplex

EXAMPLES

3 QUOTES WITH «MULTIPLEX»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word multiplex.
1
Irrfan Khan
Cinema is changing every week, and multiplex audiences are demanding every week.
2
Kelly Reilly
Being at the pinnacle of my career is not to turn up in some multiplex blockbuster.
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Rohit Shetty
Even the multiplex audience wants this flavour. No big-budget film can be a commercial hit until it does well both at multiplexes and single screens. 'Ghajini' and 'Dabangg' are examples.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MULTIPLEX»

Discover the use of multiplex in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to multiplex and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Beyond the Multiplex: Cinema, New Technologies, and the Home
This is the first full-length study of how contemporary entertainment technologies and media from cable television and VHS to DVD and the Internet shape our encounters with the movies and affect the aesthetic, cultural, and ideological ...
Barbara Klinger, 2006
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The Good, The Bad and The Multiplex
' 'The angrier Mark Kermode gets, the funnier he is; good news then that this book is FURIOUS' Empire If blockbusters make money no matter how bad they are, why not make a good one for a change?
Mark Kermode, 2011
3
Hungarian Cinema: From Coffee House to Multiplex
Through careful textual detail and wider social and literary comparison with the works of Charles Dickens and T. S. Eliot, he argues ultimately for the aritistic and cultural significance of Leigh's work as one of Britian's most respected ...
John Cunningham, 2004
4
Multiplex Microarrays for Diagnosis and Detection
In summary, this thesis advances the process of developing, and applications for using, multiplexed microarrays in systems-based biological research and clinical prognosis and diagnosis of disease.
Bradley H. Garcia, 2008
5
The Multiplex in India: A Cultural Economy of Urban Leisure
When we pay attention to the degree of intent displayed in the con- ceptualisation of the multiplex crowd within the industry, there is a persuasive argu- ment to be made that the multiplex has not simply arisen in response to an untapped ...
Adrian Athique, Douglas Hill, 2009
6
The Finite Element Method in Engineering
... 3 + α14x 2 y + α15x 2 z + α16y2z + α17xy2 + α18xz2 + α19yz2 + α20xyz (3.15) 3.3 SIMPLEX, COMPLEX, AND MULTIPLEX ELEMENTS Finite elements can be classified into three categories as simplex, complex, and multiplex elements ...
S. S. Rao, 2005
7
Popular Mechanics
RADIO TV HI-FI ELECTRON I CS Adapting Your Stereo for Twin-Channel FM Multiplex By Byron G. We/s AVAILABLE WITH A MODERN WOODEN CASE, the Fisher multiplex adapter (right) features two pilot lamps. Left is Power On indicator ...
8
The Multiplex Man
James P. Hogan. “At first he used to come back on leave about once a month, but as I said he didn't talk then about what was going on. Later I got letters that had been censored.” Rita sighed, shrugged, and took a drink of coffee in a way that ...
James P. Hogan, 2011
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Telecommunication Networks
4.3 The PCM primary multiplex group Analogue speech signals may be converted to digital signals by using PCM, as described in Section 3.7.5, and multiplexed onto a common bearer by using time-division multiplexing (TDM), as described ...
J. E. Flood, 1997
10
CRC World Dictionary of Grasses: Common Names, Scientific ...
in Vietnam: cay hop B. multiplex (Lour.) Rausch, ex Schultes & Schultes f. var. elegans (Koidzumi) Muroi (Bambusa multiplex var. elegans (Koidzumi) Muroi; Leleba elegans Koidz.) South China. Caespitose, culm-sheaths glabrous, leaves  ...
Umberto Quattrocchi, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MULTIPLEX»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term multiplex is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Bomb hurled at multiplex showing 'Baahubali'
A petrol bomb was hurled by a gang outside a multiplex here showing ... on a poster of the film pasted on the compound wall of the multiplex. «The Hindu, Jul 15»
2
Bomb hurled at multiplex showing 'Bahubali'
A petrol bomb was hurled by a gang outside a multiplex here ... Jaya' multiplex, on New Natham Road around 11.00 a.m. The bomb was hurled ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
3
AV Multiplex may allow booze in stands this year
Alberni Valley Bulldogs fans can enjoy a beer in the stands during B.C. Hockey League games if an application to change the Multiplex's liquor ... «Nanaimo Daily News, Jul 15»
4
Petrol bomb hurled outside Tamil Jaya multiplex showcasing SS …
This morning, a group of unidentified people hurled a petrol bomb outside Tamil Jaya multiplex. The multiplex was showcasing SS Rajamouli's ... «Bollywood Life, Jul 15»
5
Performing arts centre top multiplex priority
An aerial view of the segment of Steinbach's downtown that is subject to a massive revision for the city's planned multiplex. A performing arts ... «The Carillon, Jul 15»
6
Multiplex allows alcohol in stands
This season Bulldogs fans can enjoy a beer in the stands during Junior A hockey games if an application to change the Multiplex's liquor ... «Alberni Valley Times, Jul 15»
7
Radio Mirchi listeners enjoy 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' at a multiplex at …
Sunday was fun day for movie buffs in the city Not only did the Radio Mirchi listeners get a chance to win tickets for the special screening of ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
8
Multiplex win Ace-Pan Global Group Ramadan Cup
Abu Dhabi: Multiplex ended their Ramadan campaign on a high as they made up for two final defeats by clinching the Ace-Pan Global Group ... «gulfnews.com, Jul 15»
9
Lynbrook movie theater to be replaced by 13-screen multiplex
Lynbrook's vintage movie theater will be demolished to make way for a multimillion-dollar multiplex. Regal Entertainment Group plans to ... «Newsday, Jul 15»
10
Council's 'truly bizarre' timeline for approving multiplex MOU
Kudos to the Times, which nicely summarized the multiplex Conestoga location problem and it raised concerns about council's ... «Cambridge Times, Jul 15»

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