a stage of development
any of a fixed number of changes in the appearance of the moon or a planet as seen from the Earth at different times during their orbit
part of aspect
plan or arrange in separate phases
"we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected"
"the reaction occurs in the liquid phase of the system"
"the full phase of the moon"
"phase a withdrawal"
"he phased the intake with the output of the machine"
Venus had the same crescent phases as the waxing and the waning moon.
出自： D. Brewster
To end imprisonment without trial by a phased programme of releases of every detainee and internee.
The company has phased in a series of new production plans.
The factory has already phased out a batch of production equipment.