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- 1. simplex, unidirectional (vs. bidirectional)
- usage: allowing communication in only one direction at a time, or in telegraphy allowing only one message over a line at a time; "simplex system"
- 2. simplex, simple (vs. complex)
- usage: having only one part or element; "a simplex word has no affixes and is not part of a compound--like `boy' compared with `boyish' or `house' compared with `houseboat'"
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See also: simplex (Dictionary)