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multi- +‎ bracket


multibracket ‎(plural multibrackets)

  1. (algebra) A partition of a set into disjoint subsets such that each subset contains an even number of elements, and that if those elements are ordered, they divide the subset into ranges (1st to 2nd element, 3rd to 4th element, and so on) such that no element from another subset appears in any of the ranges.


multibracket ‎(not comparable)

  1. Having multiple brackets.
    • 2014, Jitendra K. Pandey, ‎Kummetha R. Reddy, ‎& Amar K. Mohanty, Handbook of Polymernanocomposites, ISBN 3642386490:
      The standard period of time which is normally required to complete an orthodontic treatment using a multibracket appliance is at least 2–3 years.