plex

noun \ ˈpleks \
variants: or 'plex

Definition of plex

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First Known Use of plex

1985


-plex

noun combining form

Definition of -plex

1 : a figure of a given power
  • googolplex
2 : a building divided into an often specified number of spaces (such as apartments or movie theaters)
  • fourplex
  • multiplex

Origin and Etymology of -plex

partly from Latin -plex (as in duplex); partly from complex


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