Noun(1) any distinct time period in a sequence of events(2) (physical chemistry(3) a particular point in the time of a cycle; measured from some arbitrary zero and expressed as an angle(4) (astronomy, especially one of the recurring shapes of the part of Earth's moon that is illuminated by the sun
Verb(1) arrange in phases or stages(2) adjust so as to be in a synchronized condition
(1) the invertebrate residents of the tundra pass the winter in dormant phase(2) phase two of the development(3) most of your fans are going through a phase(4) You might consider doing this ritual destruction on a New Moon, as it is a phase of the moon commonly held in association with new beginnings.(5) The play is to be staged during the full moon phase of June 2005.(6) But in this preoedipal phase of psychological development there is no evidence that masculinity or femininity will follow predetermined routes.(7) Both phy and cry photoreceptors are presumably involved in setting the phase under white light: dark cycles.(8) Males in the fanning phase of the nest cycle use their pectoral fins to fan the surface of the nest, do not add algae to the nest, and do not spawn with visiting females.(9) In eventing, the first of the two championship divisions, the CCI * for junior riders, began with its dressage phase .(10) With this letter, we enter a new phase of the nomination process, in which the opponents have something very substantial to talk about.(11) Perhaps Jason is right that it is just children going through a phase which will soon stop but somehow I doubt it; it has been going on for years.(12) Puberty is the first phase of adolescence, the time when sexual maturity becomes evident.(13) The residents largely believed, however, in an ancient prophecy that said the city was safe from its enemies during the waxing phase of the Moon.(14) Such a disappearance of a solid into the gas phase was an intriguing phenomenon.(15) The second condition is that the Sun, Earth and the Moon must also be lined up, corresponding to the phase of the New Moon.(16) The first phase of the development process will involve the department's planning and building unit publishing a discussion paper on a target areas.
1. stage ::
2. period ::
3. aspect ::
4. form ::
5. phase angle ::
Different Formsphase, phased, phases, phasing
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