half duplex

noun

Definition of half duplex

: a mode of communication especially with a computer via telephone line in which information can be sent in only one direction at a time — compare duplex

First Known Use of half duplex

1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Half duplex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half%20duplex. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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