duplex channel

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duplex channel

[¦dü‚pleks ′chan·əl]
(communications)
A communication channel providing simultaneous transmission in both directions.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

full-duplex

Transmitting and receiving simultaneously. In pure digital networks such as Ethernet, full-duplex is achieved with two pairs of wires. In cellular networks, full-duplex is achieved by using two different channel frequencies, one for sending, the other for receiving. Contrast with half-duplex.


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