Words Like PHASE
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18 Alternative Words Similar to phase
3 examples of phase
the problem has many phases
the phases of the moon or planets
the three phases, ice, water, and aqueous vapor
10 definitions of phase
That which is exhibited to the eye; the appearance which anything manifests, especially any one among different and varying appearances of the same object.
Any appearance or aspect of an object of mental apprehension or view.
A particular appearance or state in a regularly recurring cycle of changes with respect to quantity of illumination or form of enlightened disk. See Illust. under Moon.
Any one point or portion in a recurring series of changes, as in the changes of motion of one of the particles constituting a wave or vibration; one portion of a series of such changes, in distinction from a contrasted portion, as the portion on one side of a position of equilibrium, in contrast with that on the opposite side.
A homogenous, physically distinct portion of matter in a system not homogeneous. A phase may be either a single chemical substance or a mixture, as of gases.
In certain birds and mammals, one of two or more color variations characteristic of the species, but independent of the ordinary seasonal and sexual differences, and often also of age. Some of the herons which appear in white and colored phases, and certain squirrels which are sometimes uniformly blackish instead of the usual coloration, furnish examples. Color phases occur also in other animals, notably in butterflies.
the relation at any instant of any cyclically varying physical quantity, such as voltage in an A.C. circuit, an electromagnetic wave, a sound wave, or a rotating object, to its initial value as expressed as a fractional part of the complete cycle. It is usually expressed in angular measure, the complete cycle being 360°.
To disturb the composure of; to disconcert; to nonplus; -- an older spelling, now replaced by faze.
a particular point in the time of a cycle; measured from some arbitrary zero and expressed as an angle
(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