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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about single-phase

Time Traveler for single-phase

Time Traveler

The first known use of single-phase was in 1895

See more words from the same year

Statistics for single-phase

Cite this Entry

“Single-phase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/single-phase. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLA Chicago APA Merriam-Webster

Comments on single-phase

What made you want to look up single-phase? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

February 2021 Words of the Day Quiz

  • squirrel in winter
  • Which is a synonym of perdure?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!