from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In electricity, said of an alternating single-phase current in a divided circuit where, in consequence of inductance in one branch of the circuit, there is a difference of phase between the currents in the two branches.


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  • As part of this adjustment, a split-phase traffic signal has been installed at Mount Top Stories

  • Because I can stop at an RV park * today* when on the road and charge from 12kW power (split-phase 50A), which for a car with the energy usage of an Aptera, means less than an hour charging for every two on the road.

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