Phase Delay

Technology / Home Audio / Phase Delay: A phase-shifted sine wave appears displaced in time from the input waveform. This displacement is called phase delay.

Other Words for Delay

Delay Verb Synonyms: hold up or back, detain, impede, hinder, retard, keep, bog down, set back, slow (up or down), stop, arrest, halt, check, obstruct
Delay Adjective Synonyms: postpone, put off or aside, defer, temporize, suspend, shelve, hold off or up (on), put on hold, hold in abeyance, put or keep in a holding pattern, pigeon-hole, put on ice, put in or into the deep-freeze, put on the back burner
Delay Noun Synonyms: lull, interlude, hiatus, interruption, gap, interval, lacuna, stop, stoppage, wait, waiting, hold-up, suspension
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Other Words for Phase

Phase Noun Synonyms: stage, period, development, step
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Phase Linear

Technology / Home Audio / Phase Linear: Any audio system which accurately preserves phase relationships between frequencies, i.e., that exhibits pure delay. MORE

Phase Inequality

Science / Tides and Currents / Phase Inequality: Variations in the tides or tidal currents due to changes in the phase of the Moon. At the times of new and full Moon the tide-producing forces of the Moon and Sun act in conjunction, causing the range MORE

Phase Reduction

Science / Tides and Currents / Phase Reduction: A processing of observed high and low waters to obtain quantities depending upon the phase of the Moon, such as the spring and neap ranges of tide. At a former time this process was known as second re MORE

Phase Shift

Technology / Home Audio / Phase Shift: The fraction of a complete cycle elapsed as measured from a specified reference point and expressed as an angle. 2. Out of phase in an un-synchronized or un-correlated way. MORE

Phase Transition

Business / Machine Shop / Phase Transition: Iron phase transitions are at room temperature to 1,670°F (910°C) iron is body-center cubic, 1670°F (910°C) to 2535°F (1388°C) iron is face-center cubic and 2535°F (1390°C) the melting point o MORE

Phase Diagram

Science / Chemistry / Phase Diagram: A map that shows which phases of a sample are most stable for a given set of conditions. Phases are depicted as regions on the map; the borderlines between regions correspond to conditions where the p MORE

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