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multi-ply

[ muhl-tee-plahy, muhl-tahy- ]
/ ˌmʌl tiˈplaɪ, ˌmʌl taɪ- /
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adjective

having or composed of several plies: a multi-ply fabric.

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multi-, multi-infarct dementia, multi-infection, multi-millionaire, multi-part stationery, multi-ply, multi-scene control board, multi-skilled, multi-skilling, multi-use, multi-user

Origin of multi-ply

First recorded in 1935–40
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for multi-ply

  • It went into the floor, vaporizing the surface and carbonizing the multi-ply wood layer beneath it.

    The Hate Disease|William Fitzgerald Jenkins

Word Origin and History for multi-ply

multi-ply


adj.

1950, from multi- + ply (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper