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multiphase

[muhl-ti-feyz] /ˈmʌl tɪˌfeɪz/
adjective
1.
having many phases, stages, aspects, or the like.
Also, multiphasic.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; multi- + phase
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British Dictionary definitions for multiphase

multiphase

/ˈmʌltɪˌfeɪz/
adjective
1.
another word for polyphase (sense 1)
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Word Origin and History for multiphase
adj.

also multi-phase, 1890, from multi- + phase (n.).

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