simplex: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sim'pleks), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -plex•es, -pli•ces
- simple; consisting of or characterized by a single element.
- pertaining to or noting a telecommunications system permitting communication in only one direction at a time.
- 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.
- an apartment having all the rooms on one floor.
- simplex (Thesaurus)