mul·​ti·​flash ˌməl-tē-ˈflash How to pronounce multiflash (audio)
: using or produced with the use of more than one flash (see flash entry 2 sense 6f) either at the same time or in rapid succession
Multiflash pictures that freeze successive steps of high-speed motion will be used this fall to demonstrate mechanical movements and teach fundamental laws of physics to first-year engineering students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.Popular Science

Word History

First Known Use

1939, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multiflash was in 1939

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“Multiflash.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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