multifunction

adjective

mul·​ti·​func·​tion ˌməl-tē-ˈfəŋ(k)-shən How to pronounce multifunction (audio)
-ˌtī-
variants or multifunctional
ˌməl-tē-ˈfəŋ(k)-shnəl How to pronounce multifunction (audio)
-ˌtī-,
-shə-nᵊl
: performing or capable of performing more than one function
a multifunction device
multifunctional furniture
The most popular approach to kitchen flexibility today is to plan a multifunction family center, often called the "great room." Laurence E. Oberwager

Word History

First Known Use

1864, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multifunction was in 1864

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Cite this Entry

“Multifunction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multifunction. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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