One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of a communications system or computer circuit) allowing the transmission of signals in both directions but not simultaneously.
- ‘With the latest integrated power amplifier allowing an output power of 5dBm, it meets the need for a cost-effective and physically small half-duplex data transceiver.’
- ‘AGP is only a half-duplex interface, so data can be going from system memory to graphics memory or vice versa, but not both at the same time.’
- ‘This is because 802.11 allows only for half-duplex communication.’
- ‘Two-way radio is the classic half-duplex medium of communication.’
- ‘The Land Mobile Radio system provides intermixed digital voice and data transmission over multiple 9,600 baud, half-duplex channels.’
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