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I think I went through my phase of feeling sort of invisible when I left my small hometown in Canada and moved to the big city of Vancouver. I kind of had to decide right there in that moment what I was going to do with the rest of my life and make a thousand decisions after finishing high school. Fortunately, I chose acting.
Justin Chatwin

Meaning of "phase" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PHASE

From New Latin phases, pl of phasis, from Greek: aspect; related to Greek phainein to show.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PHASE

phase  [feɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PHASE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Phase is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb phase in English.

WHAT DOES PHASE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of phase in the English dictionary

The first definition of phase in the dictionary is any distinct or characteristic period or stage in a sequence of events or chain of development. Other definition of phase is one of the recurring shapes of the portion of the moon or an inferior planet illuminated by the sun. Phase is also the fraction of a cycle of a periodic quantity that has been completed at a specific reference time, expressed as an angle.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO PHASE

PRESENT

Present
I phase
you phase
he/she/it phases
we phase
you phase
they phase
Present continuous
I am phasing
you are phasing
he/she/it is phasing
we are phasing
you are phasing
they are phasing
Present perfect
I have phased
you have phased
he/she/it has phased
we have phased
you have phased
they have phased
Present perfect continuous
I have been phasing
you have been phasing
he/she/it has been phasing
we have been phasing
you have been phasing
they have been phasing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I phased
you phased
he/she/it phased
we phased
you phased
they phased
Past continuous
I was phasing
you were phasing
he/she/it was phasing
we were phasing
you were phasing
they were phasing
Past perfect
I had phased
you had phased
he/she/it had phased
we had phased
you had phased
they had phased
Past perfect continuous
I had been phasing
you had been phasing
he/she/it had been phasing
we had been phasing
you had been phasing
they had been phasing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will phase
you will phase
he/she/it will phase
we will phase
you will phase
they will phase
Future continuous
I will be phasing
you will be phasing
he/she/it will be phasing
we will be phasing
you will be phasing
they will be phasing
Future perfect
I will have phased
you will have phased
he/she/it will have phased
we will have phased
you will have phased
they will have phased
Future perfect continuous
I will have been phasing
you will have been phasing
he/she/it will have been phasing
we will have been phasing
you will have been phasing
they will have been phasing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would phase
you would phase
he/she/it would phase
we would phase
you would phase
they would phase
Conditional continuous
I would be phasing
you would be phasing
he/she/it would be phasing
we would be phasing
you would be phasing
they would be phasing
Conditional perfect
I would have phase
you would have phase
he/she/it would have phase
we would have phase
you would have phase
they would have phase
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been phasing
you would have been phasing
he/she/it would have been phasing
we would have been phasing
you would have been phasing
they would have been phasing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you phase
we let´s phase
you phase
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to phase
Past participle
phased
Present Participle
phasing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PHASE


always
ˈɔːlweɪz
anyways
ˈɛnɪˌweɪz
bez
beɪz
blaze
bleɪz
chaise
ʃeɪz
craze
kreɪz
days
deɪz
erase
ɪˈreɪz
gaze
ɡeɪz
glaze
ɡleɪz
Hayes
heɪz
haze
heɪz
hollandaise
ˌhɒlənˈdeɪz
maze
meɪz
nowadays
ˈnaʊəˌdeɪz
pes
peɪz
phrase
freɪz
praise
preɪz
raise
reɪz
stays
steɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PHASE

phascogale
phase difference
phase in
phase modulation
phase out
phase rule
phase shift keying
phase speed
phase velocity
phase-contrast microscope
phase-out
phase-switching
phaseal
phased
phased array
phasedown
phaseless
phaseolin
phasic
phasing

WORDS THAT END LIKE PHASE

anaphase
car chase
chase
compulsory purchase
hire purchase
hire-purchase
in phase
money-purchase
out of phase
polyphase
proof of purchase
prophase
purchase
repurchase
single-phase
steeplechase
the chase
three-phase
two-phase
wild-goose chase

Synonyms and antonyms of phase in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PHASE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «phase» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of phase

Translation of «phase» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PHASE

Find out the translation of phase to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of phase from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «phase» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

阶段
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

fase
570 millions of speakers

English

phase
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चरण
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المرحلة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

фаза
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fase
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ফেজ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

phase
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Fasa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Phase
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

段階
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

단계
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Phase
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giai đoạn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கட்ட
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

टप्पा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

faz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fase
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

faza
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

фаза
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

fază
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φάση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

fase
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fas
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fase
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of phase

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PHASE»

The term «phase» is very widely used and occupies the 4.085 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PHASE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about phase

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «PHASE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word phase.
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Dario Argento
I went through a phase where I thought nostalgia was a bad thing.
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Shari Arison
Many of us are experiencing a phase of change, shedding outdated patterns and liberating ourselves from the old by moving on to the new. The year 2012 is an important one for mankind, a pivotal year. The potential for this exists in the mere fact that the majority of us are yearning for change.
3
Ashley Benson
I had a gothic phase, and now I'm more edgy chic.
4
Bill Berry
I loved my 17 years with R.E.M., but I'm ready to reflect, assess and move on to a different phase of my life. The four of us will continue our close friendship, and I look forward to hearing their future efforts as the world's biggest R.E.M. fan.
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Harold Bloom
Criticism in the universities, I'll have to admit, has entered a phase where I am totally out of sympathy with 95% of what goes on. It's Stalinism without Stalin.
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Justin Chatwin
I think I went through my phase of feeling sort of invisible when I left my small hometown in Canada and moved to the big city of Vancouver. I kind of had to decide right there in that moment what I was going to do with the rest of my life and make a thousand decisions after finishing high school. Fortunately, I chose acting.
7
Sophie Kennedy Clark
I went through a phase where I wanted to be a writer... but it's not social enough.
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Kenneth H. Cooper
Aerobic dancing is already adjusting to injury problems and will probably phase out to some extent.
9
Robert Dallek
Few American presidents are held in higher esteem than Thomas Jefferson. Though historians have scrutinized every phase of his long public career and found him wanting in a number of respects, he holds an unshakable place in the pantheon of American heroes.
10
Martin Fleischmann
Stan and I funded the first phase of the work ourselves. It was secret.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PHASE»

Discover the use of phase in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to phase and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Quantum Phase Transitions
Describing the physical properties of quantum materials near critical points with long-range many-body quantum entanglement, this book introduces readers to the basic theory of quantum phases, their phase transitions and their observable ...
Subir Sachdev, 2011
2
Liquid Crystals: Nature's Delicate Phase of Matter
Students and researchers in a variety of fields will find this book an ideal entry to a highly productive area of inquiry.
Peter J. Collings, 2002
3
Desk Handbook: Phase Diagrams for Binary Alloys
With 505 evaluations under his belt, Okamoto (information management, Ashahi U., Japan) has personally evaluated and published phase diagrams and related data for more systems than any other living professional.
Hiroaki Okamoto, 2000
4
Phase Transitions
Written at an undergraduate mathematical level, this book provides the essential theoretical tools and foundations required to develop basic models to explain collective phase transitions for a wide variety of ecosystems.
Ricard V. Solé, 2011
5
Basic Simulation Models of Phase Tracking Devices Using MATLAB
A significant component of this book is a set of basic MATLAB-based simulations that illustrate the operating characteristics of PLL-based devices and enable the reader to investigate the impact of varying system parameters.
William Tranter, Ratchaneekorn Thamvichai, Tamal Bose, 2010
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Digital Phase Lock Loops: Architectures and Applications
Digital phase lock loops are critical components of many communication, signal processing and control systems. This exciting new book covers various types of digital phase lock loops.
Saleh R. Al-Araji, Zahir M. Hussain, Mahmoud A. Al-Qutayri, 2007
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Laser Doppler and Phase Doppler Measurement Techniques
Providing the first comprehensive treatment, this book covers all aspects of the laser Doppler and phase Doppler measurement techniques, including light scattering from small particles, fundamental optics, system design, signal and data ...
H.-E. Albrecht, 2003
8
Methods for Phase Diagram Determination
This monograph is the most comprehensive reference book on experimental methods for phase diagram determination.
Ji-Cheng Zhao, 2011
9
Two-Phase Flow: Theory and Applications
This graduate text provides a unified treatment of the fundamental principles of two-phase flow and shows how to apply the principles to a variety of homogeneous mixture as well as separated liquid-liquid, gas-solid, liquid-solid, and gas ...
Cl Kleinstreuer, 2003
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Phase Noise in Signal Sources: Theory and Applications
Review of modulation theory.
W. P. Robins, 1984

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PHASE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term phase is used in the context of the following news items.
1
What 'Ant-Man' says about Marvel's phase four
The release of Ant-Man on July 17 brought phase two of Marvel's shared cinematic universe to its official conclusion. The film may have been ... «CNBC, Jul 15»
2
Metro phase III to have green benefits
NEW DELHI: Greater connectivity is not the only benefit Delhi Metro's phase-III project will offer. According to a study commissioned by DMRC, ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
3
Next phase of Progressive Field renovations likely will include …
The work would be part of the second phase of renovations at the 21-year-old ballpark, which underwent a $26 million, privately funded facelift ... «Crain's Cleveland Business, Jul 15»
4
Second phase of DELP to commence soon
The State Energy Conservation Mission (SECM) of Government of Andhra Pradesh is contemplating the launch of Domestic Efficient Lighting ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
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Back to school: Second phase of enrolment drive to commence in fall
PESHAWAR: The second phase of the school enrolment campaign in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa will begin in September. However, the government ... «The Express Tribune, Jul 15»
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Decks cleared for phase 3 of FM radio auctions
MUMBAI: Phase 3 FM radio auctions are slated to begin from Monday, four-and-a-half years after the policy was announced in July 2011, ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
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JD-U, RJD want polls in single phase
The Janata Dal (United)- Rashtriya Janata Dal alliance, which is locked in a fierce battle with the BJP-led NDA to retain power in Bihar, wants ... «Chandigarh Tribune, Jul 15»
8
Corps begins final phase of repair project; Cascade will take water …
In the last phase of the Barrier Structure Apron Repair project with the ... behind Mud Mountain Dam during the final phase of the project, and ... «Auburn Reporter, Jul 15»
9
Phase II of FirstEnergy renovation coming along
The Cleveland Browns began freshening up their stadium last season with renovations to FirstEnergy Stadium. Phase II of the process began ... «247Sports, Jul 15»
10
First phase of setting up CCTV cameras in Dharamsala …
Work on the first phase of setting up a foolproof surveillance system in the twin towns of Dharamsala and McLeodganj to monitor the law and ... «Hindustan Times, Jul 15»

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