verb (used with object)
- to arrange (a circuit) for use by multiplex telegraphy.
- to transmit (two or more signals or messages) by a multiplex system, circuit, or the like.
verb (used without object)
Examples from the Web for multiplex
Nowadays, it looks like Anschutz is trying to get out of the multiplex business.The Right-Wing Billionaire Who Bowed to North Korea over ‘The Interview’|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What was the point of Outfest when you could see the next Todd Haynes movie in the multiplex?Hollywood’s Evolving Heart: How Movies Grew to Love Gays|Teo Bugbee|May 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Twelve people died when a madman opened fire at a multiplex cinema in Colorado in 2012.Inside the NYPD’s Report on the Kenya Shopping Mall Massacre|Christopher Dickey|December 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
What movie was showing when James Eagan Holmes opened fire at that multiplex in Aurora, Colo.
This weekend pits two damsels in distress against one another at the multiplex.Damsels in Distress Debate: The New ‘Twilight Saga’ vs. ‘Anna Karenina’|Anna Klassen, Marlow Stern|November 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
All these and many more phases of New York's multiplex life took his full and restless attention.Twelve Men|Theodore Dreiser
Harrowed by the multiplex difficulties surrounding an intrigue, Persis was kept waiting at the door a long time in the cold.What Will People Say?|Rupert Hughes
For the form of contrarieties is multiplex, as logicians teach.Commentary on Genesis, Vol. I|Martin Luther
Sometimes it is called a system of “multiplex” telephony because it permits more than one message at a time.Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son|John Mills
We know that our mind is simple, because it thinks, whereas the composite, the multiplex cannot think.Fundamental Philosophy, Vol. I (of 2)|Jaime Luciano Balmes
British Dictionary definitions for multiplex
- the use of a common communications channel for sending two or more messages or signals. In frequency-division multiplex the frequency band transmitted by the common channel is split into narrower bands each of which constitutes a distinct channel. In time-division multiplex different channels are established by intermittent connections to the common channel
- (as modifier)a multiplex transmitter
- a purpose-built complex containing a number of cinemas and usually a restaurant or bar
- (as modifier)a multiplex cinema
Word Origin for multiplex
Word Origin and History for multiplex
1550s (adj.), 1560s (n.), in mathematics, from Latin multiplex "having many folds; many times as great in number; of many parts" (see multiply).