multidirectional

[ muhl-tee-di-rek-shuh-nl, -dahy-rek-, muhl-tahy- ]
/ ˌmʌl ti dɪˈrɛk ʃə nl, -daɪˈrɛk-, ˌmʌl taɪ- /

adjective

extending or operating in several directions at the same time; functioning or going in more than one direction: a multidirectional stereo speaker system.

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Origin of multidirectional

First recorded in 1940–45; multi- + directional
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