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inphase

[in-feyz] /ˈɪnˌfeɪz/
adjective, Electricity.
1.
having the same phase.
Origin of inphase
1910-1915
First recorded in 1910-15; orig. phrase in phase
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Idioms and Phrases with in phase

in phase

Also,
in sync
. In a correlated or synchronized way; in accord, in harmony. For example,
If everyone were in phase we could step up the schedule
, or
John and Pat often say the same thing at the same time; their minds are perfectly in sync
. Both versions of this idiom refer to physical phenomena. The first, dating from the second half of the 1800s, alludes to being at the same stage in a series of movements. The second, a slangy abbreviation of
synchronization
dating from the mid-1900s, alludes to exact coincidence in the time or rate of movement. Also see
; for the antonym, see
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