single-phasing

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From single-phase.

Noun[edit]

single-phasing (uncountable)

  1. (electrical engineering) The abnormal operation of a three phase machine when its supply is changed by accidental opening of one conductor.
    That drill-press sounds like it is single-phasing - and look at the smoke coming from the motor!

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

single-phasing

  1. Present participle of single-phase.

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