Definition of Phase in English :
Define Phase in English
Phase meaning in English
Meaning of Phase in English
Pronunciation of Phase in English
Phase pronunciation in English
Pronounce Phase in Englishsee synonyms of phase
1. phase, stage
any distinct time period in a sequence of events
Example Sentences:'we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected'
2. form, phase
(physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system; matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary
Example Sentences:'the reaction occurs in the liquid phase of the system'
3. phase, phase angle
a particular point in the time of a cycle; measured from some arbitrary zero and expressed as an angle
(astronomy) the particular appearance of a body's state of illumination (especially one of the recurring shapes of the part of Earth's moon that is illuminated by the sun)
Example Sentences:'the full phase of the moon'
arrange in phases or stages
Example Sentences:'phase a withdrawal'
adjust so as to be in a synchronized condition
Example Sentences:'he phased the intake with the output of the machine'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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