multifrequency

adjective

mul·​ti·​fre·​quen·​cy ˌməl-tē-ˈfrē-kwən(t)-sē How to pronounce multifrequency (audio)
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1
of an electronic device : generating or receiving multiple frequencies
a multifrequency radio
2
: involving, containing, or composed of multiple frequencies
… the new multifrequency noise is being heralded as better at alerting workers to the hazards of a reversing truck.Brendan McAleer

Word History

First Known Use

1893, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of multifrequency was in 1893

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Cite this Entry

“Multifrequency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multifrequency. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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