Definition of multiar in English:

multiar

Pronunciation /ˈmʌltɪɑː/

noun

Electronics
  • A circuit which produces an output signal when a varying voltage applied at one input exceeds an adjustable constant voltage applied at a second input.

    A multiar consists of a simple regenerative circuit with a diode and a pulse transformer in the feedback loop.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Journal of the Institute of Electrical Engineers. Apparently from multi- + ar, of unknown origin, perhaps an acronym.