multimodal

[muhl-tee-mohd-l, muhl-tahy-]

adjective

having more than one mode.
Statistics. having more than one modal value: a multimodal distribution.
Transportation. intermodal.

Nearby words

  1. multilocular,
  2. multilocular cyst,
  3. multimedia,
  4. multimeter,
  5. multimillionaire,
  6. multinational,
  7. multinational corporation,
  8. multinodular,
  9. multinodular goiter,
  10. multinomial

Origin of multimodal

First recorded in 1900–05; multi- + modal

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Word Origin and History for multimodal

multimodal

adj.

1899, from multi- + modal.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper