Definition of Quadruplex

1. Adjective. Having four units or components. "Quadruplex wire"

Exact synonyms: Four-fold, Fourfold, Quadruple, Quadruplicate
Similar to: Multiple



Definition of Quadruplex

1. a. Fourfold; folded or doubled twice.

Definition of Quadruplex

1. Adjective. Having four components. ¹

2. Adjective. of or relating to a system in telegraphy by which four messages can be sent on one wire simultaneously. ¹

3. Noun. A quadruplex system ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Quadruplex

1. Fourfold; folded or doubled twice. Quadruplex system, a system by which four messages, two in each direction, may be sent simultaneously over the wire. Origin: L, from quattuor four + plicare to fold. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quadruplex

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Literary usage of Quadruplex

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1. A Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases by Edwin James Houston (1903)
"A circuit employed in quadruplex telegraphy. quadruplex Connector.—Any connector suitable for connecting the four ends of four wires. ..."

2. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1901)
"PRINCIPLE OF WESTERN UNION DYNAMO quadruplex. 175. In applying dynamos to quadruplex telegraphy it is desirable to retain, as far as possible, ..."

3. Electricity and the Electric Telegraph by George Bartlett Prescott (1888)
"516 shows a plan of connecting the apparatus at a station forming the common terminus of two quadruplex circuits, so as to repeat from one into the other. ..."

4. Telegraph Engineering: A Manual for Practicing Telegraph Engineers and by Erich Hausmann (1915)
"A quadruplex telegraph system provides for the simultaneous transmission of two ... When in full use, eight operators are required for each quadruplex ..."

5. Telegraph Engineering: A Manual for Practicing Telegraph Engineers and by Erich Hausmann (1915)
"When in full use, eight operators are required for each quadruplex circuit, ... quadruplex signalling was devised by Thomas A. Edison, and was first placed ..."

6. Telegraph Engineering: A Manual for Practicing Telegraph Engineers and by Erich Hausmann (1922)
"When extremely bad weather renders the second side of the quadruplex inoperative, ... quadruplex Repeaters. — In general, any two quadruplex sets can be ..."

7. Submarine Telegraphs: Their History, Construction, and Working. by Charles Bright (1898)
"quadruplex EXPERIMENTS. In 1878 Dr Alexander Muirhead, in collaboration with Messrs JA Briggs and GK Winter, conducted a series of experiments* in the ..."

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