from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. That generates, or employs, multiple alternating current supplies with the same voltage but different phase angles

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having many phases

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having many phases, in any sense of that word; specifically, in electricity, same as polyphase.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of an electrical system that uses or generates two or more alternating voltages of the same frequency but differing in phase angle


multi- +‎ phase (Wiktionary)


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