mul·​ti·​coat·​ed | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈkō-təd How to pronounce multicoated (audio) , -ˌtī- \

Definition of multicoated

: having multiple coatings in order to reduce the appearance of light reflections in the lens The Minolta-made, internal-focusing zoom lens has 15 multicoated elements and covers a focal length range from 8.5mm to 68mm.— Elinor H. Stecker High-quality eyepieces also feature fully coated lenses. … Better still are fully multicoated lenses, where the optical coatings have been applied in several microscopically thin layers.— Phil Harrington

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1971, in the meaning defined above

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“Multicoated.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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