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Another word for phase

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Noun
  1. An interval regarded as a distinct evolutionary or developmental unit

      1. A raised and level floor or platform.
      2. A raised platform on which theatrical performances are presented.
      3. An area in which actors perform.
      1. An interval of time characterized by the occurrence of a certain condition, event, or phenomenon:
      2. An interval of time characterized by the prevalence of a specified culture, ideology, or technology:
      3. An interval regarded as a distinct evolutionary or developmental phase:
    See also:

    time

  2. The particular angle from which something is considered

      1. A line bounding a plane figure.
      2. A surface bounding a solid figure.
      3. A surface of an object, especially a surface joining a top and bottom:
      1. To feel or show deferential regard for; esteem or admire:
      2. To avoid interfering with or intruding upon:
      3. To avoid violating:
      1. To think of or consider in a particular way:
      2. To look at attentively; observe closely:
      3. To relate or refer to; concern:
      1. Electromagnetic radiation that is visible, perceivable by the normal human eye as colors between red and violet, having frequencies between 400 terahertz and 790 terahertz and wavelengths between 750 nanometers and 380 nanometers.
      2. Electromagnetic radiation of any frequency or wavelength.
      3. The sensation of perceiving light; brightness:
      1. The terminal part of the human arm located below the forearm, used for grasping and holding and consisting of the wrist, palm, four fingers, and an opposable thumb.
      2. A homologous or similar part in other animals, as the terminal part of the forelimb in certain vertebrates.
      3. A unit of length equal to 4 inches (10.2 centimeters), used especially to specify the height of a horse.
      1. A set of coordinate axes in terms of which position or movement may be specified or with reference to which physical laws may be mathematically stated.
      2. A set of ideas, as of philosophical or religious doctrine, in terms of which other ideas are interpreted or assigned meaning.
      1. One of the flat polished surfaces cut on a gemstone or occurring naturally on a crystal.
      2. A small, smooth, flat surface, as on a bone or tooth.
      3. One of the lenslike visual units of a compound eye, as of an insect.
      1. A way in which something can be viewed by the mind:
      2. A characteristic or feature of something:
      3. A particular look or facial expression; mien:
      1. To fish with a hook and line.
      2. To try to get something by indirect or artful means:
      3. A fishhook or fishing tackle.
    See also:

    perspective

Another word for phase

Noun
      1. The act of joining or the condition of being joined.
      2. A place where two things are joined; a junction or joint.
      3. A point in time, especially one requiring a decision to be made:
      1. An interval of time characterized by the occurrence of a certain condition, event, or phenomenon:
      2. An interval of time characterized by the prevalence of a specified culture, ideology, or technology:
      3. An interval regarded as a distinct evolutionary or developmental phase:
      1. A sharp or tapered end:
      2. An object having a sharp or tapered end:
      3. A tapering extension of land projecting into water; a peninsula, cape, or promontory.
      1. The act or an instance of coming into sight.
      2. The act or an instance of coming into public view:
      3. Outward aspect:
      1. The shape and structure of an object:
      2. The body or outward appearance of a person or an animal; figure:
      3. A model of the human figure or part of it used for displaying clothes.
      1. A line bounding a plane figure.
      2. A surface bounding a solid figure.
      3. A surface of an object, especially a surface joining a top and bottom:
      1. To fish with a hook and line.
      2. To try to get something by indirect or artful means:
      3. A fishhook or fishing tackle.
      1. One of the flat polished surfaces cut on a gemstone or occurring naturally on a crystal.
      2. A small, smooth, flat surface, as on a bone or tooth.
      3. One of the lenslike visual units of a compound eye, as of an insect.
      1. A way in which something can be viewed by the mind:
      2. A characteristic or feature of something:
      3. A particular look or facial expression; mien:
      1. A raised and level floor or platform.
      2. A raised platform on which theatrical performances are presented.
      3. An area in which actors perform.
      1. A condition or mode of being, as with regard to circumstances:
      2. A condition of being in a stage or form, as of structure, growth, or development:
      3. A mental or emotional condition:
      1. A mode or state of being:
      2. Existing circumstances:
      3. Social position; rank.

Synonym Study

  • Angle suggests a specific aspect seen from a point of view sharply limited in scope, or, sometimes, an aspect seen only by a sharply acute observer he knows all the angles
  • Facet literally or figuratively applies to any of the faces of a many-sided thing the facets of a diamond, another facet of her personality
  • Aspect emphasizes the appearance of a thing as seen or considered from a particular point of view to consider a problem from all aspects
  • Phase applies to any of the ways in which something may be observed, considered, or presented, and often refers to a stage in development or in a cycle of changes the phases of the moon