pertaining to the simultaneous operation of two radio transmitters or to the simultaneous reception and transmission of radio signals over a single antenna through the use of two frequencies.

Nearby words

  1. diphyodont,
  2. dipivefrin hydrochloride,
  3. dipl.,
  4. diplacusis,
  5. diplegia,
  6. diplexer,
  7. diplo-,
  8. diplobacillus,
  9. diplobacteria,
  10. diplobiont

Compare multiplex.

Origin of diplex

First recorded in 1875–80; di-1 + -plex

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for diplex

Science definitions for diplex



Capable of simultaneous transmission or reception of two electronic or radio signals through a single channel or component, as the simultaneous transmission of two radio signals through a single antenna.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.