multistage

Having more than one step, phase or piece.

The multistage rocket dropped off its first stage successfully rather than carrying the extra weight higher.


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  • Multistage — may refer to: Armitage–Doll multistage model of carcinogenesis Multistage amplifiers Multistage centrifugal pump Multi stage flash distillation Multistage interconnection networks Multistage rocket Multistage sampling Multistage testing …   Wikipedia

  • multistage — [mul′ti stāj΄] adj. having, or operating in, more than one stage; specif., having several propulsion systems that are used and discarded in sequence: said of a rocket or missile …   English World dictionary

  • multistage — adjective Date: 1904 1. having successive operating stages; especially having propulsion units that operate in turn < multistage rockets > 2. conducted by or occurring in stages < a multistage investigation > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • multistage — /mul ti stayj /, adj. (of a rocket or guided missile) having more than one stage. [1900 05; MULTI + STAGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • multistage — mÊŒltɪsteɪdÊ’ adj. having multiple stages, having multiple phases …   English contemporary dictionary

  • multistage — adjective 1》 consisting of or relating to several stages or processes. 2》 (of a rocket) having at least two sections which contain their own motor and are jettisoned as their fuel runs out …   English new terms dictionary

  • multistage — mul·ti·stage …   English syllables

  • multistage — mul•ti•stage [[t]ˈmʌl tɪˌsteɪdʒ[/t]] adj. rkt (of a rocket or guided missile) having more than one stage • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • multistage — /ˈmʌltisteɪdʒ/ (say multeestayj) adjective (of a rocket, guided missile, etc.) having more than one stage …   Australian English dictionary

  • multistage — noun occurring in more than one stage • Hypernyms: ↑time period, ↑period of time, ↑period …   Useful english dictionary

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