multicomponent

adjective
mul·​ti·​com·​po·​nent | \ ˌməl-tē-kəm-ˈpō-nənt How to pronounce multicomponent (audio) , -ˈkäm-ˌpō-, -käm-ˈpō- \

Definition of multicomponent

: having, involving, or consisting of two or more components a multicomponent stereo system … could be accomplished only if the designers began a process of multicomponent redesign, which meant simultaneously redesigning the streetcars' motors, their brakes, their wheels, their trucks (the frames holding the wheels), and their seats.— Tony Hiss A new study … found that multilevel, multicomponent interventions were best at helping patients control their hypertension.— Faith Dawson

First Known Use of multicomponent

1902, in the meaning defined above

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“Multicomponent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multicomponent. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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