three-phase

adjective
\ ˈthrē-ˈfāz How to pronounce three-phase (audio) \

Definition of three-phase

: of, relating to, or operating by means of a combination of three circuits energized by alternating electromotive forces that differ in phase by one third of a cycle

First Known Use of three-phase

1892, in the meaning defined above

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“Three-phase.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/three-phase. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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