Pronunciation: (sim'pleks), [key]
—adj., n., pl. -plex•es, -pli•cesPronunciation: (-plu-sēs"). [key]
1. simple; consisting of or characterized by a single element.
2. pertaining to or noting a telecommunications system permitting communication in only one direction at a time.
1. Math.a basic geometric element in a Euclidean space, being a line segment in one dimension, a triangle in two dimensions, a tetrahedron in three dimensions, and so on: used in topology and linear programming.
2. an apartment having all the rooms on one floor.
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