multispeed

adjective
mul·​ti·​speed | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈspēd How to pronounce multispeed (audio) , -ˌtī- \

Definition of multispeed

: capable of or relating to operation at more than one level of speed multispeed motors/transmissions a multispeed bicycle [=a bicycle with multiple gear combinations] multispeed playback

First Known Use of multispeed

1884, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About multispeed

Time Traveler for multispeed

Time Traveler

The first known use of multispeed was in 1884

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near multispeed

multispectral

multispeed

multispiral

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for multispeed

Cite this Entry

“Multispeed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multispeed. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Words You Should Know

  • hedgehog reading a book
  • Often used to describe “the march of time,” what does inexorable mean?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!