plex

1 of 2

noun

variants or 'plex

-plex

2 of 2

noun combining form

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

Word History

Etymology

Noun combining form

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

First Known Use

Noun

1985, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of plex was in 1985

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“Plex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plex. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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