Meaning of PHASE in English

I. noun see: fancy Date: circa 1750 a particular appearance or state in a regularly recurring cycle of changes , 2. a distinguishable part in a course, development, or cycle , an aspect or part (as of a problem) under consideration, the point or stage in a period of uniform circular motion, harmonic motion, or the periodic changes of any magnitude varying according to a simple harmonic law to which the rotation, oscillation, or variation has advanced from its standard position or assumed instant of starting, a homogeneous, physically distinct, and mechanically separable portion of matter present in a nonhomogeneous physicochemical system, an individual or subgroup distinguishably different in appearance or behavior from the norm of the group to which it belongs, phasic adjective II. transitive verb (~d; phasing) Date: 1904 to adjust so as to be in a synchronized condition, to conduct or carry out by planned ~s, to introduce in stages

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