multipath

adjective

mul·​ti·​path ˌməl-tē-ˈpath How to pronounce multipath (audio)
-ˈpäth,
-ˌtī-
: of, relating to, or resulting from the propagation of electric waves over a number of different paths
multipath interference

Examples of multipath in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Meanwhile, the new multipath sensor supposedly translates to 40 percent greater accuracy for heart rate tracking during rigorous activities. Brandon Widder, The Verge, 16 Dec. 2023 With the Pixel Watch 2, Google and Fitbit opted to add a new multipath sensor instead of the single strip of LEDs on the first watch. Umar Shakir, The Verge, 12 Oct. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of multipath was in 1902

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“Multipath.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multipath. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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