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multiplex

adjective mul·ti·plex \ ˈməl-tə-ˌpleks \
Updated on: 12 Dec 2017

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 in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of multiplex

Latin


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multiplex

verb

Definition of multiplex

transitive verb
: to send (messages or signals) by a multiplex system
intransitive verb
: to multiplex messages or signals

multiplexer

or less commonly multiplexor play \-ˌplek-sər\ noun

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First Known Use of multiplex

1885


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multiplex

noun

Definition of multiplex

: a complex that houses several movie theaters

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First Known Use of multiplex

1982


MULTIPLEX Defined for English Language Learners

multiplex

noun

Definition of multiplex for English Language Learners

  • : a building that contains several movie theaters


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