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 (dī′fāz′) also di·pha·sic (dī-fā′zĭk)
Having two phases.
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(ˈdaɪˌfeɪz) or


(General Physics) of, having, or concerned with two phases
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also di•phas•ic

(daɪˈfeɪ zɪk)

adj. Elect.
having two phases; two-phase.
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