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[muhl-tee-ley-erd, muhl-tahy-, muhl-tee-ley-erd, muhl-tahy-] /ˌmʌl tiˈleɪ ərd, ˌmʌl taɪ-, ˈmʌl tiˌleɪ ərd, ˈmʌl taɪ-/
having two or more layers.
offering several viewpoints, solutions, degrees of complexity, etc.:
the multilayered problem of urban development.
Also, multilayer.
Origin of multilayered
1930-35; multi- + layer + -ed3 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Some impressive graphics-compression routines were combined with a proprietary motion-capture system to make a multilayered world.
  • Over the millennia it evolved into today's simple but multilayered game of tiles and strategy.
  • With multilayered clothing, a computer must account for potentially thousands of collisions at once.
  • But viral drugs can take effect only if they can slip past the multilayered defenses of the human immune system.
  • Her costumes are so graphic, and multilayered, and strong-same as her character.
  • Parking space is embedded in a partially sunken multilayered structure, atop which is the main pedestrian entry path to the arena.
  • Elaborate multilayered fancy cakes evolved into seemingly simpler manifestations-two layers, all gussied up.
  • The bags are made of complex, multilayered polymers that allow controlled amounts of oxygen to enter and exit.
  • When a salamander loses a leg, specialized epithelial cells cover the wound, forming a multilayered structure.
  • They're far-reaching, multilayered games of money and power.

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