Phase

A subdivision of a culture which can be defined as a reoccurring complex of archaeological traits that can be distinguished from any other similar complex. A phase usually involved a more limited territory and a briefer time span than a culture. Synonymous to a focus.
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phase

  1. any distinct time period in a sequence of events
  2. a particular point in the time of a cycle; measured from some arbitrary zero and expressed as an angle
  3. (astronomy) the particular appearance of a body's state of illumination (especially one of the recurring shapes of the part of Earth's moon that is illuminated by the sun)

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Phase

• (n.) In certain birds and mammals, one of two or more color variations characteristic of the species, but independent of the ordinary seasonal and sexual differences, and often also of age. Some of the herons which appear in white and colored phases, and certain squirrels which are sometimes uniformly blackish instead of the usual coloration...
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Phase

(1) Any recurring aspect of a periodic phenomenon, such as new Moon, high water, flood strength, etc
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Phase

(chemical, physical) A term referring to a homogeneous composition of matter, either solid, liquid, or gaseous. All three phases of a single substance may co-exist. -- W.M.M.
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phase

(fāz) one of the aspects or stages through which a varying entity may pass. In physical chemistry, any physically or chemically distinct, homogeneous, and mechanically separable part of a system.
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phase

(Gr. phasis an appearance) any one of the varying aspects or stages through which a disease or process may pass.
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Phase

(seismic) The onset of a displacement or oscillation on a seismogram indicating the arrival of a different type of seismic wave.
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Phase

1) The amount by which one sine wave leads or lags a second wave of the same frequency. The difference is described by the term phase angle. Sine waves in phase reinforce each other; those out of phase cancel.
2)A measurement (expressed in degrees) of the time difference between two similar waveforms.
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Phase

1.A phase is a part of a sample of matter that is in contact with other parts but is separate from t
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Phase

1: The aggregate state of a substance: solid, liquid, or vapour/gas; 2: A particular shape for the appearance of the Moon: i.e., Full, New, Crescent; 3: A point of reference on a periodic wave.
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phase

noun a particular point in the time of a cycle; measured from some arbitrary zero and expressed as an angle
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phase

noun (astronomy) the particular appearance of a body`s state of illumination (especially one of the recurring shapes of the part of Earth`s moon that is illuminated by the sun); `the full phase of the moon`
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phase

(astronomy) In astronomy, apparent shape of the Moon or a planet when all or part of its illuminated hemisphere is facing the Earth. As the Moon orbits the Earth its appearance from Earth changes as different amounts of its surface are illuminated by the Sun. During one orbit of the Earth (29....
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phase

(physics) In physics, a stage in an oscillatory motion, such as a wave motion: two waves are in phase when their peaks and their troughs coincide. Otherwise, there is a phase difference, which has consequences in interference phenomena and alternating current electricity
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Phase

[combat] A Phase in combat is usually a period within a military operation of a longer duration that is a part of a serial chain of logically connected activities planned to culminate in a defined objective or goal. A phase is usually marked by achievement of significant intermediary objectives, such as tactical within an engagement. A phas...
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Phase

[matter] In the physical sciences, a phase is a region of space (a thermodynamic system), throughout which all physical properties of a material are essentially uniform. Examples of physical properties include density, index of refraction, magnetization and chemical composition. A simple description is that a phase is a region of material t...
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PHASE

[Practical Help Achieving Self Empowerment] PHASE is a partnership between several international non-governmental organisations (NGOs) registered in Austria, Nepal, the United States of America (USA) and the United Kingdom (UK). The organisations specialise in improving health and education services and livelihood opportunities for disadvan...
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Phase

[video game] Phase is a music-themed iPod game created by Harmonix exclusively for the iPod click wheel interface. It is similar to other Harmonix games Amplitude and FreQuency. == Gameplay == Phase is played in a forced single-point perspective view of a three line track. Down each line come colored circles, and the player must click the c...
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Phase

[waves] == Phase difference {anchor|Phase difference} == Phase difference is the difference, expressed in electrical degrees or time, between two waves having the same frequency and referenced to the same point in time. Two oscillators that have the same frequency and no phase difference are said to be in phase. Two oscillators that have th...
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Phase

Phase noun ; plural Phases . [ New Latin phasis , Greek ..., from ... to make to appear: confer French phase . See Phenomenon , Phantom , and Emphasis .] 1. That which is exhibited to the eye; the appearance which anything manifests, especiall...
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Phase

Phase transitive verb [ Confer Feeze .] To disturb the composure of; to disconcert; to nonplus. [ Colloq.]
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Phase

a homogeneous region of matter.
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phase

a homogeneous region of matter.
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Phase

A substance with uniform composition and definite physical state.
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