mul·​ti·​track | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈtrak How to pronounce multitrack (audio) , -ˌtī- \
variants: or multi-track or less commonly multitracked \ ˌməl-​tē-​ˈtrakt How to pronounce multitracked (audio) , -​ˌtī-​ \ or multi-tracked

Definition of multitrack

: having, using, or involving more than one track a multitrack railway In multi-track schools, students are split into four groups—called tracks—that follow different schedules.— T. Keung Hui specifically, of an audio recording : using more than one audio track (see track sense 2e(1)) multitrack drums/vocals Included in the app's multi-track editor is the ability to implement fades … on overlapping tracks … — Jeff Benjamin

Other Words from multitrack

multitracking \ ˌməl-​tē-​ˈtra-​kiŋ How to pronounce multitracking (audio) , -​ˌtī-​ \ or multi-tracking noun
Well, I was splicing tape to make loops. There was no multi-tracking involved at all. — Andy Popplewell
multitrack or multi-track transitive verb multitracked or multi-tracked; multitracking or multi-tracking
multitracked his voice into an electronic choral blur … — James Gavin

First Known Use of multitrack

1904, in the meaning defined above

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“Multitrack.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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