single-phase

adjective
sin·​gle-phase | \ ˈsiŋ-gəl-ˈfāz How to pronounce single-phase (audio) \

Definition of single-phase

: of or relating to a circuit energized by a single alternating electromotive force

First Known Use of single-phase

1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Single-phase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/single-phase. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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