[foo l-doo-pleks, -dyoo-] /ˈfʊlˈdu plɛks, -ˈdyu-/
of or relating to the simultaneous, independent transmission of information in both directions over a two-way channel.
(fdx, from telegraphy) 1. A type of duplex communications channel which carries data in both directions at once.
On purely digital connections, full-duplex communication requires two pairs of wires. On analog networks or in digital networks using carriers, it is achieved by dividing the bandwidth of the line into two frequencies, one for sending, and the other for receiving.
2. An obsolete term for remote echo.
Compare simplex, half-duplex, double-duplex.
- Full-duplex switched ethernet
networking (FDSE) A Switched Ethernet link which can carry data in both directions simultaneously, doubling transmission capacity from the usual 10 to 20 megabits per second. (1996-06-20)
[foo l] /fʊl/ adjective, fuller, fullest. 1. completely filled; containing all that can be held; filled to utmost capacity: a full cup. 2. complete; entire; maximum: a full supply of food for a three-day hike. 3. of the maximum size, amount, extent, volume, etc.: a full load of five tons; to receive full pay. 4. […]
- Full employment
noun 1. a state in which the labour force and other economic resources of a country are utilized to their maximum The condition that exists when all who want work can find jobs. Because some individuals will always be between jobs, full employment does not mean that one hundred percent of the workforce is employed. […]
[foo l-er] /ˈfʊl ər/ noun 1. a person who cloth. [foo l-er] /ˈfʊl ər/ noun 1. a half-round hammer used for grooving and spreading iron. 2. a tool or part of a die for reducing the sectional area of a piece of work. 3. a groove running along the flat of a sword blade. verb […]