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multifilament

[ muhl-tuh-fil-uh-muhnt ]
/ ˌmʌl təˈfɪl ə mənt /
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adjective

having two or more filaments: multifilament yarn.

noun

Also mul·ti·fil [muhl-tuh-fil]. /ˈmʌl tə fɪl/. yarn constructed of a number of filaments in excess of the standard quantity.Compare monofilament (def. 1).

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Origin of multifilament

First recorded in 1935–40; multi- + filament
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