Definition of PHASES

noun : PHASES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) any distinct time period in a sequence of events; "we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected" ;

  • 2. (

    ) (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; "the reaction occurs in the liquid phase of the system" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a particular point in the time of a cycle; measured from some arbitrary zero and expressed as an angle ;

  • 4. (

    ) (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); "the full phase of the moon" ;

verb : PHASES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) arrange in phases or stages; "phase a withdrawal" ;

  • 2. (

    ) adjust so as to be in a synchronized condition; "he phased the intake with the output of the machine" ;


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