Definition of polymodal in US English:

polymodal

adjective

  • 1Statistics. = "multimodal".

  • 2Music. Of, relating to, or designating music which uses two or more modes.

  • 3Physiology. Of, relating to, or responding to more than one sensory (or other neural) modality.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in American Naturalist. From poly- + modal.

Pronunciation

polymodal

/ˌpɒlɪˈməʊdl/