three-phase
adjective Date: 1892 of, relating to, or operating by means of a combination of three circuits energized by alternating electromotive forces that differ in phase by one third of a cycle

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  • three-phase — three′ phase adj. elm of or pertaining to a circuit, system, or device that is energized by three electromotive forces that differ in phase by one third of a cycle, or 120° • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • three-phase — [thrē′fāz′] adj. Elec. powered by three equal AC voltages which are out of phase by one third of a cycle (120 degrees) …   English World dictionary

  • Three-phase — This article deals with the basic mathematics and principles of three phase electricity. For information on where, how and why three phase is used, see three phase electric power. In electrical engineering, three phase electric power systems have …   Wikipedia

  • three-phase — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : of, relating to, or operating by means of a combination of three circuits energized by alternating electromotive forces that differ in phase by one third of a cycle * * * /three fayz /, adj. Elect. 1. of or pertaining to a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • three-phase — /three fayz /, adj. Elect. 1. of or pertaining to a circuit, system, or device that is energized by three electromotive forces that differ in phase by one third of a cycle or 120°. 2. having three phases. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • three-phase — /ˈθri feɪz/ (say three fayz) adjective Electricity 1. denoting or relating to a circuit, system, or device which is energised by three voltage cycles which differ in phase by one third of a cycle, i.e., 120 degrees. 2. having three phases …   Australian English dictionary

  • three-phase — Operating by means of combination of three alternating current circuits which differ in phase by one third of a cycle …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • three-phase — adjective relating to or denoting an electricity supply using three separate alternating components with phases differing by a third of a period …   English new terms dictionary

  • three phase — high electrical flow which allows high performance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • three-phase contact line —  Three Phase Contact Line  Линия трехфазного контакта   Граничный контур (периметр основания капли) называется линией трехфазного контакта (ЛТК). Этот термин подчеркивает, что в смачивании участвуют три фазы: 1) твердое тело, 2) смачивающая… …   Толковый англо-русский словарь по нанотехнологии. - М.

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