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multistage

[muhl-ti-steyj] /ˈmʌl tɪˌsteɪdʒ/
adjective
1.
(of a rocket or guided missile) having more than one stage.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; multi- + stage
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British Dictionary definitions for multi stage

multistage

/ˈmʌltɪˌsteɪdʒ/
adjective
1.
(of a rocket or missile) having several stages, each of which can be jettisoned after it has burnt out
2.
(of a turbine, compressor, or supercharger) having more than one rotor
3.
(of any process or device) having more than one stage
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