Definition of phasing in English:


Line breaks: phas¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈfeɪzɪŋ


[mass noun]
  • 1The action of dividing a large task or process into phases: the phasing of the overall project
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    • While a further €23m has now been allocated to the ‘package’, as announced by the Minister, it is the position of the Department that this package needs to be broken into phasing.
    • The government has taken financial measures to optimise the phasing of EU structural funds.
    • An integral element of the Urban Infrastructure Strategy is the phasing of its implementation over fifty years.
  • 1.1The relationship between the timing of two or more events: graphical techniques were used to investigate the phasing of traffic lights
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    • The phased repair and alteration project involved coordination and phasing of 22 different tenant agencies.
    • The issue is that of political phasing of reforms and compromise political management, which some Young Turks had not fully argued or were averse to 1994.
    • Putting these subdivisions together gives a time and space phasing of the different segments of this process in this potential configuration.
  • 1.2The modification of the sound signal from an electric guitar or other electronic instrument by introducing a phase shift into either of two copies of it and then recombining them.
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    • Bell sounds are messy and not for controlling, they also cause a litany of electronic effects such as phasing and digital delay without ever having gone through a patchbay.
    • Brain research has shown that using sound phasing for brain synchrony will adjust the brain waves to deeper states down to the delta wave pattern.
    • We experimented with phasing and EQ and compression and reverb, and he was up for it all.

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