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out of phase



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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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Example Sentences

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

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