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- adjective Functioning in more than one stage.
- adjective Relating to or composed of two or more propulsion units.
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- adjective Having more than one
step, phaseor piece.
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- noun occurring in more than one stage
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He has been doing well in multistage races this year.
Armstrong finished 23rd Saturday, on the same time as the winner, and lies 29th overall, 49 seconds behind Davis, as he nears the end of his first multistage race in 3 1/2 years.
The US DoD also has experience with large multistage rockets with solid motor first stages: Minuteman, Peacekeeper, Trident etc.
Volkswagen also is in the midst of completing a multistage takeover of German sports-car maker Porsche, which already operates as part of Volkswagen's stable of brands.
Massive payloads into space should continue to be launched by unmanned multistage rockets.
Marxists saw communism as the liberating climax of a multistage evolutionary process.
The scalloped edge gives the knife a multistage cutting action that enables clean slicing of bread fresh from the oven.
Another problem, say consumer advocates, is that medical providers charge patients for the full cost of a procedure at the first visit even before multistage medical work is completed.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. asked regulators to revise the Volcker rule's guidelines for compliance to include a multistage implementation process within the existing timeline.
He conducted groundbreaking work on the mathematics of multistage decision-making that has been applied in defense and finance, and he wrote a textbook on Bayesian statistics, a method of incorporating knowledge about past events into predictions about the likelihood of future events.