duplex

Definitions of duplex
1

n a house with two units sharing a common wall

Synonyms:
duplex house, semidetached house
Type of:
house
a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families

n an apartment having rooms on two floors that are connected by a staircase

Synonyms:
duplex apartment
Type of:
apartment, flat
a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house

adj (used technically of a device or process) having two parts

“a duplex transaction”
Synonyms:
multiple
having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual

adj allowing communication in opposite directions simultaneously

duplex system”
duplex telephony”
Synonyms:
bidirectional
reactive or functioning or allowing movement in two usually opposite directions

v change into a duplex

Type of:
convert
change the nature, purpose, or function of something

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