multiphase

or mul·ti·pha·sic

[ muhl-ti-feyz or muhl-ti-fey-zik ]
/ ˈmʌl tɪˌfeɪz or ˌmʌl tɪˈfeɪ zɪk /

adjective

having many phases, stages, aspects, or the like.

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Origin of multiphase

First recorded in 1885–90; multi- + phase
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Example sentences from the Web for multiphase

  • No educated man can discover a serum, or hope to design a multiphase dynamo.

British Dictionary definitions for multiphase

multiphase
/ (ˈmʌltɪˌfeɪz) /

adjective

another word for polyphase (def. 1)
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