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multiphase

or multiphasic

[muhl-ti-feyz or muhl-ti-fey-zik] /ˈmʌl tɪˌfeɪz or ˌmʌl tɪˈfeɪ zɪk/
adjective
1.
having many phases, stages, aspects, or the like.
Origin of multiphase
1885-1890
1885-90; multi- + phase
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British Dictionary definitions for multiphasic

multiphase

/ˈmʌltɪˌfeɪz/
adjective
1.
another word for polyphase (sense 1)
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Word Origin and History for multiphasic

multiphase

adj.

also multi-phase, 1890, from multi- + phase (n.).

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