multiplex multiplex  /ˈməl ti ˌplɛks/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) communicates two or more signals over a common channel
  2. (n) a movie theater than has several different auditoriums in the same building
  3. (adj) many and varied; having many features or forms
  4. (adj) having many parts or aspects

Usage(s):

  1. She hasn't been in a multiplex movie since The Avengers in 1998 and admits she would like a defining film role.
  2. Snakes may cement Jackson's status as the multiplex's great populist--a title he has pursued for years.
  3. Yet in this presidential-election year, filmmakers are peppering the multiplex electorate with pictures that take sides.

News

  1. GET REEL: A modest movie proposal... or 6

    You don't have to be a film critic or a member of Mensa - incredibly, the two groups aren't mutually inclusive - to realize that most of the movies at the multiplex these days contain all the artistic merit of a cow pie.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The MetroWest Daily News

  2. Zack Snyder on 'Justice League': 'The door is definitely open'

    June 07, 2013 | 4:57 p.m. With director Zack Snyder ’s “Man of Steel” still a week away from the multiplex — and expectation for the Christopher Nolan -produced Superman reboot sky-high — the question has been hanging heavy on fans’ minds: Will a Nolan-style Batman join Snyder’s version of the Last Son of Krypton onscreen for the long-rumored “ Justice League ” movie?
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. Electronic Multiplex Switch Module offers design flexibility.

    Providing dash-panel switch solution, electronic multiplex switch module lets users reduce complexity of harness wires, reduce overall weight of vehicle, and open up cab space. Graphics are backlit via LED lighting, and software provides circuit and lighting flexibility. Switch system uses master module and has expansion capabilities; up to 24 switches can be connected with one wiring harness ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. "It is unfortunate and a reality now. We are going on strike from April 4," said producer Mukesh Bhatt. "We have been discussing with (the multiplex owners) to sort out this issue for the last two months but no solution has been found."
    on Apr 1, 2009 By: Mukesh Source: Times of India

  2. "Starz has always been a leader in terms of offering our customers more ways to enjoy our great movies," Myers said in a prepared statement. "We pioneered in digital transmission, multiplex, on-demand and online. We will now be able to offer...
    on May 1, 2007 By: Bill Myers Source: Multichannel News (subscription)

  3. "I think of it almost like a grindhouse ride," says Tarantino (Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs), on the phone last week from Los Angeles. "I like the fact that we're turning the multiplex into the grindhouse. It's just a little safer. But if any...
    on Apr 1, 2007 By: Quentin Tarantino Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

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