polyphase

adjective
poly·​phase | \ ˈpä-lē-ˌfāz How to pronounce polyphase (audio) \

Definition of polyphase

: having or producing two or more phases a polyphase machine a polyphase current

First Known Use of polyphase

1891, in the meaning defined above

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“Polyphase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polyphase. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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