multiplex


1mul·ti·plex

adjective \ˈməl-tə-ˌpleks\

Definition of MULTIPLEX

1
:  many, multiple
2
:  being or relating to a system of transmitting several messages or signals simultaneously on the same circuit or channel

Examples of MULTIPLEX

  1. <would sometimes experience multiplex moods in the course of a single day>

Origin of MULTIPLEX

Latin
First Known Use: 1557

2multiplex

verb

Definition of MULTIPLEX

transitive verb
:  to send (messages or signals) by a multiplex system
intransitive verb
:  to multiplex messages or signals
mul·ti·plex·er also mul·ti·plex·or \-ˌplek-sər\ noun

First Known Use of MULTIPLEX

1907

3multiplex

noun

: a building that contains several movie theaters

Full Definition of MULTIPLEX

:  a complex that houses several movie theaters

First Known Use of MULTIPLEX

1985

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