multiline

adjective

mul·​ti·​line ˌməl-tē-ˈlīn How to pronounce multiline (audio)
-ˌtī-
: composed of, involving, or able to accommodate more than one line: such as
a
: consisting of multiple lines of text
a multiline headline
: capable of showing, containing, or processing multiple lines of text
a multiline display/field
New multiline optical character readers are already being put in place; they can read an entire address and spray forth a bar code that stands for a nine-digit ZIP …Jake Page
b
: having or involving multiple telecommunications lines
a multiline phone plan
c
: having or selling multiple product lines
It is a single-line car dealer in an era of hungry multiline megadealers.Thomas Moore
While most agents specialize in life insurance, a growing number (called multiline agents) offer both life and property/casualty policies.Occupational Outlook Handbook

Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multiline was in 1870

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Cite this Entry

“Multiline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multiline. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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