**Multifractal** is a derived term of **fractal**.

## In context|mathematics|lang=en terms the difference between multifractal and fractal

is that

**multifractal** is (mathematics) describing a system that is fractal in multiple ways while

**fractal** is (mathematics) having the form of a fractal.

## As adjectives the difference between **multifractal** and **fractal**

is that

**multifractal** is (mathematics) describing a system that is fractal in multiple ways while

**fractal** is (mathematics) having the form of a fractal.

## As nouns the difference between **multifractal** and **fractal**

is that

**multifractal** is such a system while

**fractal** is (mathematics) a mathematical set that has a non-integer and constant hausdorff dimension; a geometric figure that is self-similar at all scales.