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multilayer

[adj. muhl-tee-ley-er, muhl-tahy-; n. muhl-ti-ley-er] /adj. ˌmʌl tiˈleɪ ər, ˌmʌl taɪ-; n. ˈmʌl tɪˌleɪ ər/
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noun
2.
Physical Chemistry. a film consisting of two or more monolayers of different substances.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; multi- + layer
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  • In his prime, he was celebrated for his ground-breaking use of multilayer soundtracks.
Word Origin and History for multilayer
adj.

also multi-layer, 1923, from multi- + layer (n.).

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