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Re: Dual EDP config.

I contend that the word to describe multiple EDP is simply "echoplex". Like
sheep, fish, or popcorn.

-Chuck Zwicky

At 11:54 AM 11/16/98 -0400, you wrote:
>There's also "index" and "indices" --
>At 06:59 AM 11/16/98 -0500, you wrote:
>>>nope, he had it right, "echoplicis".  Dan Howarth provided us this
>>>education over two years ago:
>>>At 12:23 AM -0800 10/4/96, Dan Howarth wrote:
>>>>well, well... i think the word we're looking for here is 'echoplicis' -
>>>>from '-plex,-plicis'- it's a suffix usually formed from numeric words;
>>>>more or less like saying '-fold' as in 'hundred-fold'.
>>The only similar word that pops into my head
>>is the word "simplex" (from mathematics), whose
>>plural is "simplices", at least in the mathematics
>>community.  (www.m-w.com offers "simplexes",
>>"simplices", or "simplicia"--but no "simplicis".)
>>The only terms of the form Dan Howarth described
>>that I can find in a dictionary are "duplex",
>>"triplex", and "multiplex", but m-w is silent
>>on the possibility of plurals.
>>I hope this doesn't perplex!
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