- noting or pertaining to a circuit having an alternating current with one phase or with phases differing by 180°.
Origin of single-phase
First recorded in 1895–1900
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A Martin rotary converter to be operated from a single-phase line is shown in Figure 147.
Simple repulsion motors and single-phase induction motors that start as repulsion motors are reversed by shifting the brushes.
If single-phase or two-phase current is transmitted, each cable should contain the two conductors that go to make up a circuit.Electric Transmission of Water Power
Alton D. Adams
- (of a system, circuit, or device) having, generating, or using a single alternating voltage
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