simplex

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Adjective[edit]

simplex ‎(not comparable)

  1. Single, simple; not complex.
  2. (telecommunications) unidirectional

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simplex ‎(plural simplexes or simplices)

  1. (geometry, algebraic topology) An analogue in any dimension of the triangle or tetrahedron: the convex hull of n+1 points in n-dimensional space.
  2. (linguistics) A simple word, one without affixes.
    • 1978, Helga Harries-Delisle, Contrastive Emphasis and Cleft Sentences, in Universals of Human Language, edited by Joseph H. Greenberg, ISBN 0804709696, page 460:
      The only indication that 139. is a simplex is the sentence intonation and the absence of a break between the verb and the subject.

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Latin[edit]

Latin multipliers
simplex duplex
cardinal number : ūnus

ordinal number : prīmus
adverbial number : semel
distributive number : singulī

Etymology[edit]

From the same root as semel + plicō ‎(I fold).

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Adjective[edit]

simplex m, f, n ‎(genitive simplicis); third declension

  1. single
  2. simple, plain, uncompounded
  3. pure, unmixed
  4. frank, open, without guile

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Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative simplex simplicēs simplicia
genitive simplicis simplicium
dative simplicī simplicibus
accusative simplicem simplex simplicēs simplicia
ablative simplicī simplicibus
vocative simplex simplicēs simplicia

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