- (of a rocket or guided missile) having more than one stage.
Origin of multistage
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- (of a rocket or missile) having several stages, each of which can be jettisoned after it has burnt out
- (of a turbine, compressor, or supercharger) having more than one rotor
- (of any process or device) having more than one stage