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1. (Electrical Engineering) Also: multiphase (of an electrical system, circuit, or device) having, generating, or using two or more alternating voltages of the same frequency, the phases of which are cyclically displaced by fractions of a period. See also single-phase, two-phase, three-phase
2. (General Physics) having more than one phase
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(ˈpɒl iˌfeɪz)

of or pertaining to an electrical circuit carrying alternating current having two or more phases.
pol`y•pha′sic, adj.
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Adj.1.polyphase - of an electrical system that uses or generates two or more alternating voltages of the same frequency but differing in phase angle
electricity - a physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
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The diagrams correspond to a generic multicarrier waveform as the one represented by (8), focusing on a specific implementation based on polyphase filtering, carried out in the time domain through a polyphase network [21].