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I see a lot of noun uses, not matching this definition, but no verb uses. But I've only looked fairly cursorily.—msh210 20:36, 19 June 2008 (UTC)

  • I only know this as a noun from ancient computing. It is what we now take for granted when using a PC - when we hit a key, the character is displayed on a screen so we can check that we hit the right one. SemperBlotto 10:25, 25 June 2008 (UTC)
  1. The computer sense, as a verb:
    • 1993: Uyless D. Black, Computer networks: protocols, standards, and interfaces, caption of an image on page 99
      Data placed in async. format, transmitted, and echoplexed.
  2. The computer sense, possibly as a noun instead:
    • 1985: Martin D. Seyer, The IBM PC/XT: making the right connections, page 132
      The PC operator can then backspace and retype the character. The device that is to echo the characters should be optioned for echoplexing.
    • 1988: Martin D. Seyer, Complete guide to RS232 and parallel connections, page 212
      When a terminal is connected to a computer port supporting echoplexing, the terminal will not locally display the character until it is received from the line.
  3. The musical/echo sense, possibly as an adjective instead:
    • 2003: Peter Buckley, The rough guide to rock, page 1
      [...] like whales pirouetting to the tones of a string quartet in E, before Butcher's lush vocals swept in over Philip Glass motifs and an echoplexed bagpipe.
    • 2003: Rob Bowman, Soulsville, U.S.A.: The Story of Stax Records, page 257
      William "Wee Gee" Howard takes the lead vocal and Dennis Coffey plays the heavily echoplexed guitar, while Johnny Allen [...]

These aren't coherent enough (ie, they don't all apply to the same sense and they possibly don't all apply to the same POS) to rfv-pass yet. — Beobach972 18:50, 1 July 2009 (UTC)

Failing due to lack of conclusion. Looks like this should have an entry if someone does the legwork on it. - [The]DaveRoss 23:45, 1 February 2010 (UTC)