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triplex

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noun tri·plex \ˈtri-ˌpleks, ˈtrī-\

Simple Definition of triplex

  • : a building that is divided into three separate homes

Full Definition of triplex

  1. :  something (as an apartment) that is triplex

1571

First Known Use of triplex

1571


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triplex

adjective tri·plex

Definition of triplex

  1. 1 :  threefold, triple <triplex windows>

  2. 2 :  having three apartments, floors, or sections <triplex buildings> <triplex apartments> <a triplex theater>



Examples of triplex

  1. <a triplex house that features a separate apartment on each floor>



Origin of triplex

Latin, from tri- + -plex -fold — more at -fold


First Known Use: 1655


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