split phase

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: the phase difference of two or more currents into which a single-phase alternating current has been divided


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: relating to or constituting an alternating single-phase current in a divided circuit when there is a difference of phase between the currents in the two branches

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“Split phase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/split%20phase. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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