Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: duplex
IPA transcription: [d'upl,ɛks]
Pronunciations of duplex
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: duplex
    Meaning: change into a duplex
Usage examples
  • The compensating resistances and condensers necessary for a duplex arrangement are shown in the diagram.
  • In the early part of 1873, and for some time afterward, the system invented by Joseph Stearns was the duplex in practical use.
  • Thus far we have referred to two systems, one the neutral or differential duplex, and the other the combination of the neutral and polar relays, making a diplex system.
  • With the duplex, as we have seen, the current on the main line is changed in strength only when both keys at OPPOSITE stations are closed together, so that a current due to both batteries flows over the main line.
  • As the path to the quadruplex passes through the duplex, let us consider the Stearns system, after noting one other principle--namely, that if more than one path is presented in which an electric current may complete its circuit, it divides in proportion to the resistance of each path.
  • It must be borne in mind, however, in considering a duplex system, that a differential relay is used AT EACH END of the line and forms part of the circuit; and that while each relay must be absolutely unresponsive to the signals SENT OUT FROM ITS HOME OFFICE, it must respond to signals transmitted by a DISTANT OFFICE.
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