Multiphase Mul"ti*phase, a. [Multi- + phase.] Having many phases; specif. (Elec.), pertaining to, or designating, a generator producing, or any system conveying or utilizing, two or more waves of pressure, or electromotive force, not in phase with each other; polyphase. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • multiphase — index protean Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • multiphase — (adj.) also multi phase, 1890, from MULTI (Cf. multi ) + PHASE (Cf. phase) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • multiphase — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • multiphase — /mul ti fayz /, adj. having many phases, stages, aspects, or the like. Also, multiphasic. [1885 90; MULTI + PHASE] * * * …   Universalium

  • multiphase — adjective That generates, or employs, multiple alternating current supplies with the same voltage but different phase angles …   Wiktionary

  • multiphase — adjective 1》 in or relating to more than one phase. 2》 (of an electrical device or circuit) polyphase …   English new terms dictionary

  • multiphase — mul·ti·phase …   English syllables

  • multiphase — mul′ti•phase adj …   From formal English to slang

  • multiphase — /ˈmʌltifeɪz/ (say multeefayz) adjective having many phases …   Australian English dictionary

  • multiphase — Operating in two or more phases, particularly a flow of electricity. Harrison v Detroit, Y. A. A. & J. R. Co. 137 Mich 78, 100 NW 451 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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