multifilament

[ muhl-tuh-fil-uh-muh nt ]
/ ˌmʌl təˈfɪl ə mənt /

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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