[pol-ee-feyz] /ˈpɒl iˌfeɪz/
having more than one .
of or relating to a set of alternating currents that have the same frequency but different and that enter a specified region at more than two points.
Also multiphase. (of an electrical system, circuit, or device) having, generating, or using two or more alternating voltages of the same frequency, the phases of which are cyclically displaced by fractions of a period See also single-phase, two-phase, three-phase
having more than one phase
[pol-ee-fey-zik] /ˌpɒl iˈfeɪ zɪk/ adjective 1. having more than two phases. 2. habitually doing more than one thing at a time: a polyphasic personality.
[pol-uh-fee-muh s] /ˌpɒl əˈfi məs/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. a Cyclops who was blinded by Odysseus. /ˌpɒlɪˈfiːməs/ noun 1. (Greek myth) a cyclops who imprisoned Odysseus and his companions in his cave. To effect his escape, Odysseus blinded him name of a Cyclops (“Odyssey,” IX), also used as the name for a one-eyed animal; the […]
noun 1. a large, yellowish-brown American silkworm moth, Antheraea polyphemus, having a prominent eyespot on each hind wing and feeding on cherry, apple, and other trees.
- Polyphenic gene
polyphenic gene pol·y·phe·nic gene (pŏl’ē-fē’nĭk) n. See pleiotropic gene.