duplex

  n.
   an early trade name used by Yale for locks which offer the functionality of master keying by incorporating two cylinders on the same side of the door, or two keyways in a lever tumbler lock. One keyway is for the change key and the other keyway is for the 'master key'.

Locksmith dictionary . 2014.

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  • duplex — [ dyplɛks ] n. m. • 1883; mot lat. « double » 1 ♦ Système de transmission de l information qui permet d assurer simultanément l envoi et la réception de messages. (1954) Télécomm. Dispositif permettant de transmettre des programmes (radio,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Duplex — Du plex, a. [L., fr. duo two + plicare to fold. See {Two}, and {Complex}.] 1. Double; twofold. [1913 Webster] 2. (Computers) organized so that data may be transmitted in two opposite directions over the same channel; of communications channels,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • duplex — DÚPLEX, duplexuri, s.n. 1. Procedeu sau (concr.) aparat care permite comunicarea simultană bilaterală între două posturi telegrafice sau telefonice. 2. Procedeu de reproducere în două culori a unor ilustraţii monocrome (prin contrast). 3. Hârtie… …   Dicționar Român

  • Dúplex — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Dúplex puede referirse a: Dúplex: sistema de telecomunicaciones que es capaz de enviar y recibir mensajes de forma simultánea. Dúplex: una vivienda unifamiliar adosada de dos plantas. Dúplex: grupo de música español …   Wikipedia Español

  • dúplex — |cs| adj. 2 g. 2 núm. num. mult. 1. Duplo, dúplice. • adj. 2 g. 2 núm. 2. Diz se das festas religiosas, a que a repetição das antífonas dá mais solenidade do que a que têm as festas comuns. • s. m. 2 núm. 3. Apartamento repartido por dois andares …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • dúplex — (plural dúplex) sustantivo masculino 1. Vivienda de dos pisos comunicados por una escalera interior, en un edificio de viviendas de varias plantas: Los dúplex son un poco cansados, con tanta escalera. Se ha comprado un dúplex precioso. adjetivo 1 …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • dúplex — Voz procedente del adjetivo latino duplex, que significa ‘doble’. Como adjetivo o como sustantivo masculino, se emplea modernamente con los significados de ‘[sistema técnico de comunicaciones] que permite transmitir y recibir información… …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • duplex — du‧plex [ˈdjuːpleks ǁ ˈduː ] noun [countable] 1. PROPERTY a house divided into two homes 2. COMPUTING when information is sent along a wire in both directions at once: • Users of videoconferencing need a good sound card with full duplex sound… …   Financial and business terms

  • Duplex 28 — (Экс ан Прованс,Франция) Категория отеля: Адрес: 28 avenue Victor Hugo, 13100 Экс ан Пров …   Каталог отелей

  • Duplex — Du plex, v. t. [See {Duplex}, a.] (Teleg.) To arrange, as a telegraph line, so that two messages may be transmitted simultaneously; to equip with a duplex telegraphic outfit. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • duplex — du plex, n. [See {Duplex}, a.] 1. something which is duplex; used mostly in reference to a living unit, such as an apartment, in a building having two similar living units. [PJC] 2. (Biology, Genetics) a double stranded region in a nucleic acid… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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