What is Duplex?
Duplex definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
paper or cardboard having different colors, finishes, or stocks on opposite sides.
Printing. a method of reproducing an illustration using two halftone plates, one black and the other in a color. a printing press equipped to print both sides of a sheet in one pass.
Genetics. a double-stranded region of DNA.
having two parts; double; twofold.
(of a machine) having two identical working units, operating together or independently, in a single framework or assembly.
pertaining to or noting a telecommunications system, as most telephone systems, permitting the simultaneous transmission of two messages in opposite directions over one channel.
verb (used with object)
to make duplex; make or change into a duplex: Many owners are duplexing their old houses for extra income.
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