from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Electricity Relating to two alternating currents with phases differing by 90°.
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- adj. Having two alternating currents whose phases differ by 90°
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as diphase, diphaser.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Two-cycle; having two phases or stages in a complete cycle, usually an expansion and a compression phase.
- In electricity, of or pertaining to an alternating-current generator which produces two currents differing in phase by half a cycle, or to a circuit carrying such currents, or to a motor, transformer, or any electrical device used on a two-phase circuit. See quarter-phase.
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