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half-duplex

<communications> (hdx, from telegraphy) 1. A type of communication channel using a single circuit which can carry data in either direction but not both directions at once.

Compare: simplex, full-duplex.

2. An obsolete term for local echo.

(2001-07-21)

 


Nearby terms: HAKMEM hakspek HAL half-duplex halftone HALGOL HALMAT
 

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