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multicolor

[muhl-ti-kuhl-er]
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adjective
  1. of many colors; multicolored.
  2. (of a printing press) capable of printing more than two colors simultaneously or in a single operation.
noun
  1. an arrangement or design of many colors.

Origin of multicolor

First recorded in 1840–50; back formation from multicolored
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Examples from the Web for multicolor

Historical Examples

  • Printed from large clear type on superior quality paper, multicolor jacket.

    Boy Scouts in the Canal Zone

    G. Harvey Ralphson

  • When he got back to Tortha Karf's office, the Chief was awake, and doodling on his notepad with his multicolor pen.

    Time Crime

    H. Beam Piper