multifil

multifilament

[muhl-tuh-fil-uh-muhnt]
adjective
1.
having two or more filaments: multifilament yarn.
noun
2.
Also, multifil [muhl-tuh-fil] . yarn constructed of a number of filaments in excess of the standard quantity. Compare monofilament ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1935–40; multi- + filament

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