Contraplex
Contraplex Con"tra*plex, a. [Contra- + -plex as in duplex.] (Teleg.) Pertaining to the sending of two messages in opposite directions at the same time. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • contraplex — adjective Of message signals, passing in opposite directions at the same time. Syn: diplex …   Wiktionary

  • contraplex — con·tra·plex …   English syllables

  • contraplex — ˈkän.trəˌpleks adjective Etymology: contra + plex (as in duplex) : relating to or capable of sending two messages by telegraph in opposite directions at the same time compare diplex …   Useful english dictionary

  • Diplex — Di plex, a. [Pref. di + plex, as in duplex.] (Teleg.) Pertaining to the sending of two messages in the same direction at the same time. Diplex and {contraplex} are the two varieties of duplex. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • duplex — 1. adjective a) double, made up of two parts b) two direction (electronical signaling) See Also: duplexity 2. noun a) house made up of two dwelling units b) a cancellation combining a numerical cancellation with a se …   Wiktionary

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