Some articles on phase, phases:
... A phase diagram in physical chemistry, engineering, mineralogy, and materials science is a type of chart used to show conditions at which thermodynamically distinct phases can occur at ... In mathematics and physics, "phase diagram" is used with a different meaning a synonym for a phase space ...
... The second phase of Operation Bagration involved the entire operation's most significant single objective the retaking of Minsk, capital of the Belorussian SSR ... the large-scale encirclement and destruction, set up by the first phase, of much of Army Group Centre ...
... The project was reinstated in 2009, and construction of phase one began in June 2010 with expected completion in early Fall 2012 ... Construction of phase two, which will extend SR 9B to I-95, is set to start in July 2014 ... After phase two is completed, SR 9B will be renamed Interstate 795 ...
... In many areas, "delta" three phase service is common ... In North America and Latin America, three phase service is often a Y (wye) in which the neutral is directly connected to the center of the generator rotor ... Three-phase wye service is excellent for motors and heavy power use ...
... Phase 2, which is the final phase of the project, is to commence in 2013 and end in 2022 ... This phase will involve additional improvement and maintenance works to the terminal, landside, airfield and support areas of the facility at a cost of $9m ...
More definitions of "phase":
- (noun): (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.
Example: "The reaction occurs in the liquid phase of the system"
- (noun): (astronomy) the particular appearance of a body's state of illumination (especially one of the recurring shapes of the part of Earth's moon that is illuminated by the sun).
Example: "The full phase of the moon"
- (verb): Adjust so as to be in a synchronized condition.
Example: "He phased the intake with the output of the machine"
- (noun): Any distinct time period in a sequence of events.
- (noun): A particular point in the time of a cycle; measured from some arbitrary zero and expressed as an angle.
Synonyms: phase angle
Famous quotes containing the word phase:
“It no longer makes sense to speak of feeding problems or sleep problems or negative behavior is if they were distinct categories, but to speak of problems of development and to search for the meaning of feeding and sleep disturbances or behavior disorders in the developmental phase which has produced them.”
—Selma H. Fraiberg (20th century)
“The Indians feel that each stage is crucial and that the child should be allowed to dwell in each for the appropriate period of time so that every aspect of his being can evolve, just as a plant evolves in the proper time and sequence of the seasons. Otherwise, the child never has a chance to master himself in any one phase of his life.”
—Alan Quetone (20th century)
“I had let preadolescence creep up on me without paying much attentionand I seriously underestimated this insidious phase of child development. You hear about it, but youre not a true believer until it jumps out at you in the shape of your own, until recently quite companionable child.”
—Susan Ferraro (20th century)