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(名) As a noun
  1. The particular appearance of a body's state of illumination (especially one of the recurring shapes of the part of Earth's moon that is illuminated by the sun).
  2. A distinct state of matter in a system; matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary.
  3. A particular point in the time of a cycle; measured from some arbitrary zero and expressed as an angle.
  4. Any distinct time period in a sequence of events.
(动) As a verb
  1. Adjust so as to be in a synchronized condition.
  2. Arrange in phases or stages.
Part of Speech(名) noun, (及物的动) transitive verb
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阶段jiēduànstage; section; phase; period
状态zhuàngtàistate of affairs; state; mode; situation
方面fāngmiànrespect; aspect; field; side
相位xiàngwèiphase (waves)
相态xiàngtàiphase (state of matter)
段落duànluòphase; time interval; paragraph; (written) passage
局面júmiànaspect; phase; situation
, (Tw)a period of time; phase; stage; measure word for issues of a periodical, courses of study; time; term; period; to hope
时期shíqī, shíqí (Tw)period; phase
xiàngappearance; portrait; picture; government minister; (physics) phase; (literary) to appraise (esp. by scrutinizing physical features); to read somebody's fortune (by physiognomy, palmistry etc)
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