a reentry vehicle equipped with multiple warheads that cannot be directed to separate targets.
Abbreviation: MRV, M.R.V.
[muhl-tuh-puh l] /ˈmʌl tə pəl/ adjective 1. consisting of, having, or involving several or many individuals, parts, elements, relations, etc.; manifold. 2. Electricity. 3. Botany. (of a fruit) collective. noun 4. Mathematics. a number that contains another number an integral number of times without a remainder: 12 is a multiple of 3. 5. Electricity. a […]
noun, Pathology. 1. a chronic degenerative, often episodic disease of the central nervous system marked by patchy destruction of the myelin that surrounds and insulates nerve fibers, usually appearing in young adulthood and manifested by one or more mild to severe neural and muscular impairments, as spastic weakness in one or more limbs, local sensory […]
noun, British. 1. .
- Multiple stain
multiple stain n. A mixture of several dyes, each having an independent selective action on one or more portions of the tissue specimen.