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du·plex

(dū'pleks),
Providing two functions. See: duplex ultrasonography.

duplex

Having two components or two functions.

duplex

A double stranded length of nucleic acid. The term is commonly used to refer to DNA in its double helical form, as distinct from a single strand of DNA.
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The first assisted living residences and the first six duplexes at the Trilogy site are expected to open in March.
The teacherage and the duplexes were "built in the late 1950s and '60s because there were no living quarters for teachers" in the area, Paul Barrington said.
In North Bay last year permits were issued for three duplexes worth $240,000, 84 semi-detached units worth $4.