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Word for application that is both sender and receiver

In the sentence "There are many ways to receive and send information.", is there a word that can replace "receive and send"?

I was thinking of the word transmit: "There are many ways to transmit information.",

But transmit seems to convey only a one-way direction instead of a two-way direction.

Is there a word that encompasses the meaning of both "receiving" and "delivery" ?

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marked as duplicate by waiwai933 May 3 '12 at 2:53

This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.

@waiwai933 If I had more rep, I'd vote to reopen this question. The presumed duplicate asks for a word for an application that both transmits and receives (a noun). This question is asking for a gerund that encompasses the act of transmitting and receiving. – Joel Brown May 3 '12 at 11:54
@JoelBrown Normally, I'd agree with you, but in this case, the OP specifically requested it be closed as a dupe (in a now-deleted comment) after someone else pointed that question out. – waiwai933 May 3 '12 at 14:38

You might have a look at

noun an act of giving one thing and receiving another (esp. of the same type or value) in return

The verb form is probably what you're looking for.

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