multitrack

adjective

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

Word History

First Known Use

1904, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multitrack was in 1904

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Cite this Entry

“Multitrack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multitrack. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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