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Idioms and Phrases with out of phase

out of phase

Also, out of sync. In an unsynchronized or uncorrelated way. For example, Inventory control and shipping are out of phase, so we can't rely on their figures, or The lights are out of sync and keep flashing at random. For dates, see the antonym in phase.

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  • The search for the out-of-phase external field tubes had to be dropped while the more dangerous flaw was tackled.

    Unwise Child

    Gordon Randall Garrett