adjective Date: circa 1896 diphasic

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  • Two-phase — a., Two phaser Two phas er, n. (Elec.) Same as {Diphase}, {Diphaser}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • two-phase — [to͞o′fāz΄] adj. Elec. powered by two equal AC voltages or currents which are out of phase by one quarter of a cycle (90°); quarter phase …   English World dictionary

  • two-phase — two′ phase adj. elm diphase • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • two-phase — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : supplying or supplied with two alternating currents in separate circuits differing in phase usually by a quarter cycle a two phase generator a two phase motor * * * /tooh fayz /, adj. Elect. diphase. [1895 1900] * * * twoˈ… …   Useful english dictionary

  • two-phase — /ˈtu feɪz/ (say tooh fayz) adjective → quarter phase …   Australian English dictionary

  • two-phase — exists in two separate states of being …   English contemporary dictionary

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

  • two-phase — /tooh fayz /, adj. Elect. diphase. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • Two-phase electric power — Two phase electrical power was an early 20th century polyphase alternating current electric power distribution system. Two circuits were used, with voltage phases differing by 90 degrees. Usually circuits used four wires, two for each phase. Less …   Wikipedia

  • Two-phase locking — This article is about concurrency control. For commit consensus within a distributed transaction, see Two phase commit protocol. In databases and transaction processing two phase locking, (2PL) is a concurrency control method that guarantees… …   Wikipedia

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