half-duplex

Definitions

General Science

  • noun
    (written as half duplex)
    data transmission in one direction at a time over a bidirectional channel.

Electronics

  • Two-way communication in which communication can only occur one direction at a time. This contrasts with full-duplex, in which communication can occur simultaneously in both directions. Its abbreviation is HDX. Also called half-duplex communication, duplex (3), or two-way communication (3).
  • acronymHDX
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