multiplex
I. adjective Etymology: Latin Date: 1557 1. many, multiple 2. being or relating to a system of transmitting several messages or signals simultaneously on the same circuit or channel II. verb Date: 1907 transitive verb to send (messages or signals) by a multiplex system intransitive verb to multiplex messages or signals • multiplexer also multiplexor noun III. noun Date: 1985 a complex that houses several movie theaters

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  • multiplex — [ myltiplɛks ] adj. et n. m. • 1889; mot lat. « multiple » ♦ Télécomm. Qui utilise ou réalise un multiplexage. Un matériel, une installation, une exploitation multiplex. N. m. Un multiplex. ♢ Audiovis. Qui fait intervenir simultanément des… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • multiplex — MULTIPLÉX adj. invar. (În sintagma) Sistem multiplex = procedeu folosit în telecomunicaţii pentru transmiterea simultană a mai multor mesaje pe acelaşi circuit al unei linii electrice sau prin intermediul aceleiaşi unde electromagnetice. – Din fr …   Dicționar Român

  • Multiplex — (lateinisch ‚vielfach‘, ‚vielfältig‘, ‚zahlreich‘) bezeichnet: Multiplex RC, deutscher Hersteller von Modellbau Produkten Multiplexverfahren, Methoden zur Signal und Nachrichtenübertragung, bei denen mehrere Signale zusammengefasst und simultan… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • multiplex — see ARTHROGRYPOSIS MULTIPLEX CONGENITA, MONONEURITIS MULTIPLEX, PARAMYOCLONUS MULTIPLEX …   Medical dictionary

  • multiplex — mul‧ti‧plex [ˈmʌltɪpleks] noun [countable] a cinema that shows a large number of films at the same time: • a 10 screen multiplex * * * multiplex UK US /ˈmʌltipleks/ noun [C] ► a large building containing several cinemas showing different films:… …   Financial and business terms

  • multiplex — UK [ˈmʌltɪˌpleks] / US or multiplex cinema UK / US noun [countable] Word forms multiplex : singular multiplex plural multiplexes a large building that contains several cinema screens …   English dictionary

  • multiplex — ► ADJECTIVE 1) consisting of many elements in a complex relationship. 2) (of a cinema) having several separate screens within one building. 3) involving simultaneous transmission of several messages along a single channel of communication. ► NOUN …   English terms dictionary

  • Multiplex — Mul ti*plex, a. [L. multiplex, plicis. See {Multiply}.] Manifold; multiple. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • multiplex — 1550s (adj.), 1560s (n.), in mathematics, from L. multiplex having many folds; many times as great in number; of many parts (see MULTIPLY (Cf. multiply)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • multiplex — [mul′tə pleks΄] adj. [L, MULTIPLE] 1. multiple, or manifold 2. designating or of a system for transmitting or receiving simultaneously two or more messages or signals over a common circuit, carrier wave, etc. vt. to send (messages or signals) by… …   English World dictionary

  • Multĭplex — (lat., multipel), vielfältig …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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