differing in phase by a quarter of a cycle; two-phase.
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- quarter-wave plate,
- quarterback sneak,
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Teyr and her moon Luhin, both in quarter-phase from here, moved steadily apart in the viewers.Tulan|Carroll Mather Capps
The several phases may be entirely independent, and such was the case with the early polyphase Quarter-phase alternators.
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