multiwavelength

adjective
mul·​ti·​wave·​length | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈwāv-ˌleŋ(k)th How to pronounce multiwavelength (audio) , -ˌtī- \

Definition of multiwavelength

: using, involving, or composed of multiple wavelengths About 20 times more sensitive than Hubble's current wide-field camera, WFC3 can record across many wavelengths, simultaneously. With it, astronomers can take a multiwavelength portrait of a celestial object in a single snapshot.— Ron Cowen

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1953, in the meaning defined above

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“Multiwavelength.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multiwavelength. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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