multistage

adjective mul·ti·stage \ ˈməl-tē-ˌstāj , -ˌtī- \

Definition of multistage

1 : having successive operating stages; especially : having propulsion units that operate in turn
  • multistage rockets
2 : conducted by or occurring in stages
  • a multistage investigation

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1904


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