[ pol-ee-fey-zik ]
/ ˌpɒl iˈfeɪ zɪk /
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having more than two phases.
habitually doing more than one thing at a time: a polyphasic personality.
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Example sentences from the Web for polyphasic
An accidental polyphasic sleeper, Bartiromo rests in naps rather than eight-hour chunks like the rest of us.