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triplex

noun tri·plex \ ˈtri-ˌpleks , ˈtrī- \
|Updated on: 15 Jun 2018

Definition of triplex

: something (such as an apartment) that is triplex

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First Known Use of triplex

1571

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triplex

adjective

Definition of triplex

1 : threefold, triple
  • triplex windows
2 : having three apartments, floors, or sections
  • triplex buildings
  • triplex apartments
  • a triplex theater

Examples of triplex in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of triplex

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

triplex Synonyms

Related Words

triplicate;


TRIPLEX Defined for English Language Learners

triplex

Definition of triplex for English Language Learners

  • : a building that is divided into three separate homes



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