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Synonyms for phase

Synonyms for phase

an interval regarded as a distinct evolutionary or developmental unit

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the particular angle from which something is considered

Synonyms for phase

a particular point in the time of a cycle

(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)

arrange in phases or stages

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adjust so as to be in a synchronized condition

References in classic literature ?
So that after the first phase she did not re-enter her chamber till midnight.
My reasoning had thus brought me to the second phase of the tragedy, when Mademoiselle Stangerson was alone in the room.
The shot that had wounded the hand of the murderer and had caused it to bleed so that he left the bloody imprint on the wall was fired by Mademoiselle in self-defence, before the second phase, when she had been really attacked.
Galileo explained the phenomena of the lunar light produced during certain of her phases by the existence of mountains, to which he assigned a mean altitude of
Thus they remarked that, during full moon, the disc appeared scored in certain parts with white lines; and, during the phases, with black.
As to the phenomenon known as the "ashy light," it is explained naturally by the effect of the transmission of the solar rays from the earth to the moon, which give the appearance of completeness to the lunar disc, while it presents itself under the crescent form during its first and last phases.
Greg Poteat, acting deputy SBIR program manager at NASA Dryden, said the selections were based in part on each firm's performance under an earlier Phase I SBIR contact.
The pre-clinical phase represents bench (in vitro) and then animal testing, including kinetics, toxicity and carcinogenicity.
Key words: coherent scattering length; neutron interferometry; nondispersive phase.
These are analogous to freezing and boiling points, where one phase of matter gives way to another.
Fast Track applications will benefit from expedited evaluation of progress following Phase I feasibility work for faster transition to Phase II funding for development work, with minimal or no funding gap between the Phase I and Phase II work.
The first phase (Phase I) will determine the appropriate dose and safety of the drug when administered subcutaneously (injected under the skin) to patients with advanced malignancies.
Upon entering the single-support phase of a turn, you must keep the left side locked to prevent yourself from turning around the axis of rotation.
As a result of the examination of marxism's shortcomings, he comes to the conclusion that transition from one phase to another takes place only when changes in production relations, weapons technology and value orientations occur.
Additionally, instead of the differing methods of phase-outs (shown in Exhibit 1), the phase-out methodology for all phaseouts would be the same, such that the benefit phases out evenly over the phaseout range.